Kôitsu - Godaido temple at Matsushima
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Tsuchiya Kôitsu (1870-1949)
Godaido temple at Matsushima
Date: 1936 or somewhat later
Size: Koban (or postcard size), 14 x 9 cm
Nice impression and colours. Printed about 1950? At upper and lower margin originally mounted in a gilt-edged greeting card mat with the printed text: „Wishing you a Merry Christmas And a Happy New Year“, below written by hand „I just got back from Korea. I brought some documents anew (?). I hope they leave me here, it’s sure wonderful as you know. Bill”. In addition: a small kacho painting in colours on silk.
Small spot nearby the right pine tree, probably due to the printing process or a former mounting, otherwise very good condition. Walker/Doi, Catalogue Raisonné of Tsuchiya Koitsu, No TK-DH-105, Fig. 3.89, p 132.