Re: Antique woodblock book


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on February 21, 2021 at 18:45:39:

In Reply to: Antique woodblock book posted by Patti Pickering on February 21, 2021 at 17:58:00:

https://data.ukiyo-e.org/uploads/scaled/19910bb6a1835835864d292172358c5a.jpg

The artist is Tsuchiya Koitsu 土屋光逸 (1870-1949). The publisher Doi, who published many of the artist's designs during his life, apparently produced a series of these "process" books sometime around the early 1950s.

Here's another copy along with some info:

http://www.koitsu.com/DB/ItemDetail.asp?item=6647

This web site catalogs several other similar items, see:

http://www.koitsu.com/DB/SearchResults.asp?varso=180&varpub=&vartitle=&varfeat=

Also from the same site, the original full-size version of this design:

http://www.koitsu.com/DB/ItemDetail.asp?item=8307

-A


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