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Nagao Pass

Nagao Pass 長尾峠
by Unknown () Koitsu, Tsuchiya (1870-1949)

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Artist: Unknown () Koitsu, Tsuchiya (1870-1949)
Title: Nagao Pass 長尾峠
Series: 
Date 1st edition?circa 1930-1960
Publisher 1st edition?Baba Nobuhiko 馬場信彦
Publisher (this edition)?Baba Nobuhiko 馬場信彦
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Postcard
Format (this edition): Postcard
DB artwork code: 32809
Notes (1st edition)?The seal of the publisher Baba Nobuhiko can be found on the verso of some examples of this print. The style of this scene is similar to that of Tsuchiya Koitsu. Given Koitsu was Baba's main artist, and the fact that Koitsu published a similar scene via Shobido, I have little doubt that this is by Koitsu despite not having an artist seal. The lack of a seal suggests the print may have been published without Koitsu's knowledge, or perhaps after Koitsu's death in 1949. A dating to the 1950's would suggest the latter reason.
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Vintage original, not photographic, Japanese Woodblock Print Postcard, artist signed. The postcard is unused and is in excellent condition. It has a very small rust? Stain at the top middle of the print. It measures approximately 3 1/2" x 5 1/2".

Note the seal of the publisher Baba Nobuhiko on the verso.

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