Drawings by Kotozuka, Eiichi 琴塚 英一
Born in Osaka in 1906, Kotozuka Eiichi graduated at the Kyoto City Specialist School of Painting in 1930. His first woodblock prints were published by the Shun'y˘kai from 1932. He joined the Nihon Hanga Ky˘kai in 1938.
After WWII he worked mainly for the two big Kyoto publishers, Uchida and Uns˘d˘. He often collaborated with Tokuriki Tomikichir˘ and with Kamei T˘bei on many projects and series of prints.