Toriimoto (Toriimoto in Kyoto)

Katsuyuki Nishijima


This beautiful woodblock print "Toriimoto" (Toriimoto in Kyoto) is by Katsuyuki Nishijima. This store is a 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: 196/500
Date: Printed 2008
Signed: Hand- Signed "K. Nishijima" on the bottom margin
Condition: Pristine condition, Very minor paper crease on the margin which will be easily matted out.