Toriimoto (Toriimoto in Kyoto)

Katsuyuki Nishijima


This beautiful woodblock print "Toriimoto" (Toriimoto in Kyoto) is by Katsuyuki Nishijima. This store is very famous tea room "Tsutaya" in Saga, Kyoto. Noren cloth says "Tsutaya". Hand signed in pencil, hand-titled in Japanese in the bottom margin, and hand numbered limited edition 187/500 by the artist. With artist official red seal. Wonderful details with strong excellent bold colors and strong ink bleed through. Nice colors and beautiful contrast

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 17 and 1/4 inches wide and 12 and 1/2 inches tall (43.5 x 31.5 cm)
Image size: 14 and 7/8 inches wide and 10 and 1/8 inches tall (38 x 25.5 cm)
Sheet number: 187/500
Date: Printed 2008
Signed: Hand- Signed "K. Nishijima" on the bottom margin
Condition: Pristine condition, Minor paper crease on the top margin corners and minor pinhead size ink spots on the margin which will be easily matted out.