Karuizawa Station

Koga Misao (act. c. 1960s/1980s)

Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Karuizawa Station

by Koga Misao, undated (c. 1970/1980)

Print 1 from the series Very Popular Story. Event for Prints. Rainbow glass. Then, Mr. Ay-o got drunk by the Rainbow.

IHL Cat. #2012

About This Print

The artist's rendering of the old Karuizawa Station built in 1910 and closed c. 1999 to make way for the new station handling high speed shinkansen services from Tokyo. The old building was relocated and turned into a museum. Recently, their has been discussion of using the building for "new station facilities."1

1 https://www.japanstation.com/karuizawa-station-to-develop-childrens-theme-park-revive-meiji-era-station-building/

 The old and new train stations servicing Karuizawa

Print Details

 IHL Catalog #2012
 Title Karuizawa Station 軽井沢駅
 Series untitled series of buildings around Karuizawa
 Koga Misao (act. c. 1980s)
Misao Koga in pencil
artist's み (Mi) seal
 Publication Date undated (estimated c. 1970/1980)
 Publisher unknown
 likely self-printed
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition excellent - tipped into original paper mat
 Genre sosaku-hanga (creative print)
 Format chuban
 H x W Paper 5 11/16 x 8 in. (14.4 x 20.3 cm)
 H x W Image 5 x 7 1/16 in. (12.7 x 17.9 cm)
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last revision:
3/14/2019 created