15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,375
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949)
four woodblock prints, illustrating Asakusa Kinryusan, Numazu Harbour, the great lantern at Asakusa Temple and Hakozaki Hachimangu Temple, all signed Koitsu and sealed Shin, dated 1938, 1940, 1934 and 1938 respectively, published by Doi Hangaten -- 16¾in. x 11¼in. max. (42.5cm. x 28.5cm.) including the margins. (4)
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