[Go Back]  [New Search]    Comparing Artwork Details for Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949) "Great Lantern at Asakusa Temple"         

The artworks displayed on JAODB are not for sale

Notes (1st edition)
Publisher (this edition): Doi Doi Sadaichi Doi Sadaichi Doi Sadaichi Doi Sadaichi Doi Hangaten Doi Eiichi Doi Eiichi
Date of this item: 1934 1934 1934 1934 1950-63 1981-90 1981-90
Notes (this edition)
These notes were written by the original owner/seller/auctioner of the item and may be inaccurate.:
Shin Hanga: 2 x Key Block Proofs

Artist: Koitsu
Format: 2 x Oban tate-e: each sheet: 16.25" x 12"

Subject: Two key block proofs, on the left 'Great Lantern at Asakusa Temple', published in 1934, signed Koitsu, on the right 'Kameido Drum Bridge' published in 1933.

Date: c. 1933/4

Condition: Full size. Some soils. Minor foxing, marks and flaws. Generally very good state.

Colour: N/A

Impression: Fine impressions.
Unframed Japanese woodblock print by Tsuchiya Koitsu. Wonderful image of a very large lantern at a temple and probably dating from the 1930s. Beautiful shading to the colors. Untrimmed, good condition; some foxing and toning to the lower part of the print and a light crease at the right corner. 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches.

I know little about this print other then that it was in a collection of estate papers dating from the late 1890's to early 1930's. Print is in excellent condition
The Great Gate at Asakusa Temple by Tsuchiya Koitsu. Original woodblock print dated March Showa 9 (1934) in right margin. Doi Teiichi publisher's seal, Ikeda carver's seal and Ichikawa printer's seal in left margin. Title and date in right margin. Oban size measures 15.7 x 10.5 inches. Fair condition. Heavy mounting residue on verso. Tear into image in upper right corner. Faded as shown.

Koitsu-Great Lantern at Asakusa Temple-Original.jpg is:
Date March 1934 (very early printing by Ichikawa, likely 1930's)
Doi Teiichi (Doi "watermark" upper left)
Carver/Printer Ikeda/Ichikawa (rarely seen, early seal combination)
Image Size 9.5 x 14.25
Condition Very good. Strong colors. Light toning; a few tiny/scattered spots (mostly bottom); thin tape residue verso corners (otherwise clean backside).

Title: Niomon Gate
Artist: Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949)
Size: 10in. X 15in.

The Stokes Collection
Great Lantern at Asakusa Temple" ("Asakusa Kannon Niohmon")
by Tsuchiya Koitsu, 1934
Friday, 25 March 2005

Great Lantern at Asakusa Temple

Date: 1935, later edition published by Doi with Harada-Seki carver/printer seals
Size: extra large oban 11" x 17"
Condition: Fine, in absolutely perfect condition
Impression: Fine, with blind embossing (gauffrage) on lantern
Color: Fine, gorgeous composition, excellent bleed through from deeply saturated color
JAODBContact MeJapanese Artwork for SaleMy Personal Collection of Japanese ArtResearch ArticlesKoitsu.com

Site copyright: Dr Ross F. Walker. Copyright of the displayed artwork: the original owner. The information contained on this website is provided as an educational resource to scholars and collectors of Japanese art. JAODB would like to thank the caretakers of these art items for their contribution to this database. The items displayed here are not being offered for sale. Unless otherwise indicated the displayed item is not in the ownership of JAODB or Ross Walker.