Akashi Beach A tranquil Moonlight scene with small boat sailing near the coast. The bold branches of a gnarled Pine punctuate the foreground contrasting with the soft colors of surf and sky See Print Details
Asakusa Kannondo Temple Two white doves flutter above a solitary figure with umbrella, walking through the rain in the temple grounds. The red temple roof is reflected in the wet pavement at her feet. A sheet with outstanding color of this rarely seen image See Print Details
Kagurazaka at Ushigome On a rainy evening, a woman approaches a teahouse with large lantern above, featuring the letters of Doi Hangaten, the Publisher; the glow of the lantern softly illuminates the scene - house- fronts and street, as rain descends in light. vertical lines onto the wet pavement. The isolation of the woman with umbrella is relieved by the small figure approaching just around the corner in the distance. A mood of quiet pervades, as in so many of Koitsu's works.
Lake Shoji Myriad shades of blue predominate in this tranquil landscape. A solitary sailboat floats softly on the still waters of the lake, its white sails punctuated by purple hued Fuji in the background. See Print Details
Nara Sarusawa Pond A solitary figure takes a snowy walk around the waters of Sarusawa Pond; the soft grey of the tree trunk and sky contrast with the soft blue bokashi shading in the blue water, and banks of snow covering the overhanging tree See Print Details
Nezu Shrine in Snow A wonderful mood is conveyed by means of lighting and multiple variations of colors in blues, greys, white, red, yellow tones and black. The focus is on a woman walking in the temple courtyard; we see her figure from the back, leading our view toward the distant doorway in which another figure is discovered. The scene is framed by a large lantern and a tree which emphasize, in turn the perspective of the setting. Above and beyond, it is the lighting and mood of the snowy winter night that gives this image the gentle and profound effect.
Night View of Cherry Blossoms at Benkei Bridge,Tokyo A romantic image pf the bridge at night; the glowing lanterns appear to illuminate the blossom trees; these are predominantly blue/gray in color; in other versions they appear in lilac. See Print Details
Nijubashi Bridge One of the Prints commissioned by the war time government to unite the Japanese people in the war effort. This winter scene is of the Nijubashi Bridge which spans the moat of the Imperial Palace. See Print Details
Returning Sailboat at Yabase The soft glow of an autumn sunset lights the stone pagoda at the waters edge, and casts lavender shadows in the waves. Fall colors in the boats sails echo similar shades of gold in the leaves of a tall tree See Print Details
Sengaku Temple, Takanawa The gleam of lamplight at the temple's entrance lights the wet street and lends a glow the the silhouettes of trees and buildings in a temple square. An elegant image in rich tones,highlighting Koitu's special talent for evening landscapes. See Print Details
Seto Inland Sea, Tomonotsu A brilliant sunset glows in a harbor at the close of day as fishermen prepare their boats for nightfall. The first carving of this lovely harbor scene showing original details, woodgrain and delicate bokashi; boats and shoreline are rendered at a deeper perspective than in the later restrike. See Print Details
Snow at Katata Ukimido The tea house in the lake is romatically shown in semi darkness, its lanter's glow reflected in the waters; the heavy, snow covered branches of a tree on the shore, reach out protectively over the roof of the small building; snow falls softly, on this night See Print Details
Snow at Miyajima A tranquil lakeside snow scene. A small boat returns to shore through lightly falling snow. Subtle shading and gauffrage to snow and lanterns enhance this lovely image
The Print is mounted in a vintage gold wood frame with acid free materials.
Snowy Miyajima A tranquil snow scene at Lake Miyajima. This small Print glows like a small jewel,elegantly framed antique gold wood See Print Details
Spring Snow, Kyoto Maruyama This print was published by Doi Hangaten and stamped with the seals of Harada (carver) and Yokoi (printer), notable for their very fine impressions, color and state. See Print Details
Tokaido Numazu Harbor A very fine sheet of a beautiful maritime landscape rarely seen. Rich color and distinct original woodblock detail in sky indicate an early printing
Ueno Kiyomizu Temple A delightful nightscene, a geisha wanders across the temple courtyard to a teashop, the glow from paper lanterns highlighting the boiling water and tea implements Superb mastery of light and shadow for which the artist is known See Print Details
Yomei Gate A temple, surrounded by a magestic forest is portrayed in outstanding detail various shades of greenery enhance the soft red of the temple A beautiful early Print by the artist published by Nobuhiko, known for his outstanding attention to detail See Print Details
Zozoji Temple in Snow A rare pre-war sheet of a Zozoji snowscene, rarely found in first edition. Rich embossed detail enhances the heavy drifts of snow on the trees at the left and right of the image. See Print Details