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Tsuchiya Kôitsu (1870-1949)
Nijû Bridge, leading to the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, on a snowy winter day.
Title: Nijû-bashi (Nijû bridge)
Publisher: not given (as always)
Date: Shôwa 14 (1939)
Size: Horizontal Ôban, 24,2 x 36,5 cm (image size)
Excellent impression and colours, with relief printing. Paper a little bit age-toned, at lower left margin small corner dog-ear, else excellent condition.
A rarely seen print by the artist, only one edition published in 1939; the publisher is likely Doi or Shôbidô, both in Tokyo.
Walker/Doi, Catalogue Raisonné of Tsuchiya Koitsu, TK-XX-1-VI p. 276, fig. 8.18