The hanshita contains significant differences to the oldest known version of this print containing the Hangaten - Harada - Yokoi publisher seal combination, suggesting that, indeed, a Teiichi (Sadaichi) version of this print may exist!
There has been constant speculation in the shin hanga world regarding the order of use of Doi publishing seals.
In this analysis of four Koitsu prints we attempt to determine the approximate dates and order of usage of these seals (continuing research).
Here we explain a method of shipping woodblock prints that is used by many professional galleries and auction sellers.
It provides sturdy yet light-weight packaging, allowing shipping costs to be kept to a minimum.
Do you need to know the official titles of your Bakufu Ohno or Kiyoshi Saito prints?
Interested in the history of the publishers and distributors Kyoto Hanga-In, Watanabe, Doi Hangaten, or the Red Lantern Shop?
For your safety, all visitors will have their bags checked.
The following catalog database (under construction) will contain a large selection of catalogs by the major shin-hanga and modern woodblock print publishers and distributors.The database currently contains catalogs by Kyoto Hanga-In and The Red Lantern Shop, with catalogs by Doi, Watanabe, and Yoseido to be added in the future.Having spent considerable time over several years compiling this extensive database of Tsuchiya Koitsu prints published by the Doi publishing house, Tosh Doi has now graciously made it available on Tosh Doi surprises us yet again with his finding of a rare hanshita of Tsuchiya Koitsu's 'Evening at Ushigome' print. As a future research project I plan to undertake analysis of handwriting samples from the few Toko prints that exist to hopefully help shed some light on this very interesting person.We are excited to reopen the Freer in October 2017, following a renovation to allow us to better present our art and serve our visitors.
The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC.