Kôitsu: Benkei BridgeKôitsu: Benkei Bridge
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Tsuchiya Kôitsu (1870-1949)

A nocturnal view of the Benkei Bridge in Akasaka, Tokyo, with blossoming cherry trees.

Title: Benkei-bashi (Benkei bridge)

Signature: Kôitsu

Seal: Shinsei

Carver: Harada

Printer: Yokoi

Publisher: Doi Hanga-ten, Tokyo

Date: Shôwa 8 (1933)

Size: Vertical Ôban, 36,2 x 24 cm (image size)

Excellent impression and colours. Full margins, paper minimally age-toned. Some faint unobtrusive creases in upper margin. Watermark of Doi in upper right corner. Impression ca. 1950s.

Walker/Doi, Catalogue Raisonné of Tsuchiya Koitsu, TK-DH-12-VI, p. 52, fig. 3.5.

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