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Asakusa Temple

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Asakusa Temple
by Choka (Chopewa?)

Original caretaker of this artwork: Asian Collection

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Artist: Choka (Chopewa?) 朝花
Title: Asakusa Temple
Date 1st edition?1930 (in the decade of)
Date of this artwork?Late 1930s (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Takemura
Publisher (this edition)?Takemura
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Mitsugiri
Format (this edition): Mitsugiri
DB artwork code: 32417
Notes (1st edition)?No, this is not by the artist Asano Takeji. The red "Take" seal is of the publihser Takemura, not of the artist.
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Monday, 6 June 2005

ARTIST: Signature not read
SERIES: SANSUI-E (landscape)
TITLE OR SUBJECT: Temple in rain
SIGNATURE AND SEAL: Signature and seal
DATE OR CIRCA: Not dated
PAPER SIZE: 16 x 7 1/4 inches
CONDITION DETAILS: One pin-size hole, good state

Artist Bio: Published via Takemura Hideo in the 1930s. We originally read the signature scrawl as 彰世 (Akiyo) but a recently discovered print has an artist seal that clearly reads 朝花 (Choka).

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