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Title

Hôryûji, Nara

June 1938

Artist

Tsuchiya Koitsu

Japan

1870 - 1949

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
    Date
    June 1938
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    colour woodcut
    Dimensions
    39.2 x 25.7 cm image; 42.6 x 28.4 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r., black ink "[Japanese characters]", red ink '[artist's seal]".
    Dated l.r. margin, black ink in Japanese characters "[June 1938 ...]".

    Credit
    Gift of G F Williams 1995
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    421.2001
    Artist information
    Tsuchiya Koitsu

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  • About

    Tsuchiya began training in block cutting when he was fifteen under Matsuzaki, who cut blocks for the famous Meiji period 'ukiyo-e' artist Kobayashi Kiyochika. Tsuchiya eventually became Kiyochika's pupil for nineteen years. This was the reason he uses same seal as Kiyochika. Tsuchiya later produced landscape prints for Wantanabe Shôzaburô. Another publisher Doi, however, published this print.

    Asian Art Dept.
    AGNSW 16 October 2001

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan