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|Date of this item:||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940||1940|
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These notes were written by the original owner/seller/auctioner of the item and may be inaccurate.:
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Saturday, 7 May 2005
Seto Nai Kai (Inland Sea), 1940
color woodblock print
10 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches.
|This is a gorgeous Japanese woodblock print by noted shin hanga printmaker Tsuchiya Koitsu. The print depicts a sunset scene at the port of Tomonoura. The print measures about 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 plus full margins. It bears the 6mm Watanabe circular seal lower left. The print is in beautiful condition, never framed. There are two tiny tape remnants in the reverse margins where the print was once affixed to its presentation folder. The color and impression are superb. It is easily the nicest impression I have ever seen of this image.
||This Japanese woodcut print is by Koitsu and published by Watanabe. It depicts boats in a harbor. It is a full sheet with full margins, approx. 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. I believe that this is a very early state, perhaps the first state for this print, but I am not positive. The print is in good condition with wonderful color.
This print (along with 9 others that I am offering) came out of a wonderful estate full of beautiful Japanese objects. The original owners had lived in Japan from the 1930's. Please see my other auctions for some cloisonne and other wonderful items out of this estate :)
Condition Note - We do our best to describe and picture the prints to their fullest. Every monitor is different and the pictures may show up differently on your computer than on mine. Although they are in very good condition, these prints are not brand new so don't expect pure white margins and stuff hot of the printing block! They show a wonderful age patina typical of prints of this age. Thank you and good luck!
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Up for auction is this "Wonderful Watanabe Woodblock Print". This print done by Tsuchiya Koitsu called Sunset at Tomonotsu, Inland Sea(1940, oban)is in Great Condition. On this 15.25" x 10.5" print there is no foxing rips or tears… and with Great ink saturation to the back. The margins are good. There appears to be a 6mm Watanabe seal in the lower corner of the print along with the artist signature and seal. There is an inscription along the edge of the print. The print has rich dark color with no fading.
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Format: Large Oban tate-e: 15.5" x 10.5"
Subject: Two junks at anchor in a harbour lowering their sails in the light of the setting sun. One of Koitsu's most beautifully colored designs.
Condition: Fine colors with rich oxidation of orange pigment in sails. Fine state of preservation.
Impression: Fine impression
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MODERN Japanese Woodblock Koitsu Boats
Just aquired a large collection of 19th and 20th century Woodblocks bought mostly in the 50's and 60's. I will be placing them up over the next month Keep an Eye Out ! Modern Woodblock print by Koitsu . A Great Image of harbor during sunset 6mm Watanabe seal . Lite tape staining on reverse . Size 15.5"x 10.5"
|This is a lovely woodblock print by shin hanga printmaker Tsuchiya Koitsu; it is one of his signature pieces, entitled Tomonotsu at Seta. It bears the 6mm Watanabe publisher's seal, indicating an early postwar printing, likely from the mid to late 1940s. Signed and sealed lower right. The print measures about 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 plus full margins. There are a couple of small tape remnants in the reverse margins.||Beautiful Vintage Japanese Woodblock Print.Measures a Large 10 1/2" x 15 3/4" inches.Fantastic Condition
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Sunset Glow at Tomonotsu Bay
The brilliant effect of the setting sun in a soft pink color over the bay at Tomonotsu. The boats are moored for the evening, the water and houses on shore glow in a luminous blue. This is one of Koitsu’s best designs, a favorite of collectors.
Signed- Koitsu with red artist’s seal
Sealed- Publisher Watanabe, 7mm seal, later edition original, from original blocks
Image size- 9 ?” x 14 3/8” (oban tate-e)
Condition- Excellent, no toning, tears, not mounted, full margins
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Artist Tsuchiya Koitsu
Series: Early Edition
Size: 15 1/2" x 10 1/4"
Condition: Very Good
Comments: A beautiful print
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"Sunset at Tomonotsu, Inland Sea"
by Tsuchiya Koitsu, 1940
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Wednesday, 8 June 2005
Two Japanese Woodblock Prints, both signed. Includes a harbor scene at sunset with boats and figures AND a landscape with a vivid, red bridge crossing a rushing creek. Both unframed; 15" x 10.25" and 11.5" x 17".
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Monday, 7 February 2005
Title Sunset at Tomonotsu (First Edition)
Artist Koitsu Tsuchiya 1870-1949
Technique/Medium Woodblock print
Impression excellent - very good … (first edition printing)
Colors excellent … fine gradations from dark blue water to red sunset glow
Condition excellent - very good … slight toning, slightly wrinkled
Description "Setonaikai Tomonotsu" Sail boats quietly glow in the bright sunset light at a harbor in Tomonotsu.
Note Watanabe (F) copyright seal for 1934-1941.
Format Oban tate-e
Width 10.2 inches = 26.0 cm
Height 15.5 inches = 39.3 cm
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Wednesday, 20 April 2005
Title: Karanotsu, Oban
Artist: Tsuchiya Koitsu
Date of print: c1940
|koitsu A GENUINE JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINT. TITLED TOMONU-URA AND DATED SHOWA 15 (1940)IN THE left MARGIN PUBLISHED BY WATANABE 6mm SEAL LOWER LEFT IMAGE..THIS PRINT IS A PREWAR AND A LIFE TIME EDITION VERY RICH IMPRESSION. IMAGE SIZE APRX: 10.25"x15.5".IN VERY FRESH COLOR AND GOOD CONDITION, NO TAPE FOXING OR FADING
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Wonderful, old signed Japanese Woodblock Print by Tsuchiya Koitsu. Measures approx. 10 5/8" x 15 3/4" including white borders. Print itself measures approx. 9 3/4" x 14 5/8". Beautiful coloring. Print itself is in very good overall condition. It is adheredat two top corners to a light cardboard backing. The backing has some crinkling and edge wear.
|Artist: TUSCHIYA KOITSU
Title: Morning -Inland Sea
Print Type: Japanese Woodblock Print - Posthumous
|Up for auction is a Japanese Woodblock. In good original condition. This piece is on rice paper, on a thin piece of cardboard. There is Japanese writing on the left side of print stamp and a stamp and writing on the right side. Measures approxamently 15" x 10".
||This is a beautiful original woodblock print by noted Japanese printmaker Tsuchiya Koitsu. The print bears the Watanabe publisher's round 6mm seal, indicating that it is a true early postwar (lifetime of the artist) edition. The color and impression are excellent, condition appears very nice as well. Oban size, about 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 (image size).
||A beautiful Japanese woodblock print by Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949) a well-known artist of the Shin Hanga(Modern Print) movement, Tsuchiya Koitsu specialized in landscape images. This beauitful print titled "Sunset at Tomonotsu, Inland Sea" was printed in 1940 by publisher Watanabe. MEASUREMENTS: 15 1/2" inches by 10 1/2" inches …CONDITION: Excellent…….
昭和35年度 藤懸さと氏寄贈 M00098-005
Port Tomonotsu on the Inland Sea
1940 color woodcut on paper 36.2×24.2cm
inscribed(p) and dated(p) l.l.; signed(p) and sealed l.r.
Gift of Sato Hujikake
|This print was created by Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949) He was the member of the group of artists like Kawase Hasui, Takahashi Shotei(Hiroaki), Shiro Kasamatsu who created the prints for publishers Watanabe Shozaburo, Doi Teiichi and others. The landscape prints of Tsuchiya Koitsu are notable for their dramatic use of light and shadow. Here is “Sunset at Tomonotsu, Inland Sea”, one of great prints published and printed by Watanabe Shosaburo in 1940 (this one is later lifetime edition c.1948-50). Signed Koitsu and has artists seal Shin (true). Inscribed in Japanese on the left margin. Bears 6mm Watanabe round seal, indicate it’s early lifetime edition. It’s one of the best designs of the artists. Oban size 15 1/4" by 10 1/4". Great impression, color , bleedthrough and registration, slightly toned.
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Friday, 5 August 2005
Title Sunset at Tomonotsu
Artist Koitsu Tsuchiya 1870-1949
Technique/Medium Woodblock print
Impression very good
Colors good - fair … red color faded
Condition very good … light toning, two pin size holes on the left margin, discoloration along the lower left margin edge, paper residue on the upper margin in front.
Description Sail boats quietly glow in the bright sunset light at a harbor in Tomonotsu.
Note Watanabe 6 mm round seal
Format Oban tate-e
Width 10.4 inches = 26.5 cm
Height 15.4 inches = 39.0 cm
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Monday, 11 July 2005
Dimensions are 9 1/4"x 13 1/2" and the print is tacked down on the corners. Artist's signature & Publisher appear on photos. Framed and under glass. Condition is good.