KOITSU TSUCHIYA BIOGRAPHY
1870-1949 He became a pupil of Kyochika Kobayashi in 1885 and from him learned the art of wood engraving. He devoted himself to this art form for 19 years. From 1931, he produced landscape prints for both publishers, Watanabe and Doi. His first print, entitled “Cherry Blossoms Viewing in the Evening in Gion” is generally regarded as the best example of his teacher’s techniques. Other well known prints include, “An Evening Glow at Lake Saiko”, “Lake Yamanaka” and “Sailing Boats Returning to Yabase”.