'Teahouse Yotsuya Arakicho at Night'

Series: Sketches of Famous Places in Japan

This evening scene depicts a teahouse with patrons coming and going, and a single patron in silhouette, in a window.  Koitsu's use of color captures evening perfectly.  Koitsu's cipher and his red seal, which translates to 'genuine', are present, along with the title of the print and the accompanying date of its introduction 1935. This print is a later edition, c1940s.  The print size, including the margins is 16" x 11".  It is in fine condition, with just mild generalized toning.  P50013   $395

Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949) 'Teahouse Yotsuya Arakicho at Night'


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