KOTOZUKA Eiichi Gallery

"B. 1906 in Osaka. Grad. 1930 Kyoto Specialist School of Painting. Exhibited prints with Shun'yokai from 1932, Teiten from 1934. Member of Nihon Hanga Kyokai from 1938. Exhibited Japanese-style painting with Seiryusha from 1931; member from 1950. Series of Kyoto scenes, including Eight Snow Scenes of Kyoto published by Uchida, and a series of flower prints made with Tokuriki Tomikichiro and Kamei Tobei published by Unsodo. Associated with these two artists in Korokusha, a subsidiary of Tokuriki's publishing company which subsidized their sosaku-hanga." --'Guide to Modern Japanese Prints: 1900-1975' by H. Merritt and N. Yamada

KOTOZUKA Eiichi (1906-1979). "Nikko no to (Nikko Pagoda)"; oban tate-e (15" x 10"). Titled with "Koto" and Uchida han (publisher) seals. Published by Uchida ca. 1950. Condition: very good; strong colors; very slight toning in visible area; full margins with top, left and bottom deckle edges; tipped to cardboard with Uchida address; "UCHIDA" watermark in bottom margin near kento notch. $165. (#A0CT)
KOTOZUKA Eiichi (1906-1979). "Goju no to (Five-storied Pagoda)"; chuban tate-e (10" x 7"). Titled with "Koto" and Uchida han (publisher) seals. Condition: very good; full margins; tipped to presentation folio. $95. (#99AE)
KOTOZUKA Eiichi (1906-1979). Attractive path in Kyotaka; oban tate-e (15" x 10"). Titled with "Koto" and Uchida han (publisher) seals. Condition: very good; very slight crinkling in margins and upper right image; full margins with deckle edges top, left, and bottom; some tape residue verso; "UCHIDA" watermark in lower margin. SOLD. (#99BU)
KOTOZUKA Eiichi (1906-1979). New Year's Day Street in Kyoto (Yasaka neighborhood); oban tate-e (15" x 10"). Titled with "Koto" and Uchida han (publisher) seals in LL; publisher's mark LL margin, ca. 1950. Condition: good; some toning in upper margin with small stains; very slight crinkling in margins; full margins with deckle edges top, left, and bottom; some tape residue verso; "UCHIDA" watermark in lower margin near kento notch. $175. (#99CZb)
KOTOZUKA Eiichi (1906-1979). Street scene at night; oban tate-e (15" x 10"). Illegibly titled with "Koto" and Uchida han (publisher) seals in LR; publisher's mark LL margin. Condition: fair to good; slight overall toning, moreso in upper margin; small red stain LR; slight crinkling in margins; full margins with deckle edges top, left, and bottom; some tape residue verso; "UCHIDA" watermark in lower margin near kento notch. $95. (#99CZc)
Kotozuka KOTOZUKA Eiichi (1906-1979). Owl and Cherry Blossoms; oban tate-e (framed with O.D = 22" x 16" & visible area = 15" x 10"). Titled with "Koto" and Uchida han (publisher) seals on right. Condition: excellent. SOLD. (#99DBa)
KOTOZUKA Eiichi (1906-1979). "Hana ayame (Iris Flowers)"; oban tate-e (15" x 10"). Titled with "Koto" seal and Uchida han (publisher) seal. Condition: excellent; background with wood grain (mokume); full margins with deckle edges top, left, and bottom; "UCHIDA" watermark in lower margin near kento notch; taped to double mat (21" x 15" outer dimensions) across the top and at bottom corners. $195. (#99DBc)
Kotozuka KOTOZUKA Eiichi (1906-1979). "Full moon Viewed on Sera Kahashi Bridge", #1 from the "Scenes of Shiga, Nara and Kyoto" portfolio; chuban yoko-e (8" x10"). Titled LL with seals of the artist (Eiichi) and publisher (Uchida han). Condition: fair (foxing in central area). $45. (#99AJd)
Kotozuka KOTOZUKA Eiichi (1906-1979). "Maples of Takao in Kyoto", #5 from the "Scenes of Shiga, Nara and Kyoto" portfolio; chuban yoko-e (8" x10"). Titled LR with seals of the artist (Eiichi) and publisher (Uchida han). Condition: very good. SOLD. (#99AJb)

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