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Lot 0084
  • Artist: Takahashi Shôtei (1871-1945)
  • Title: Night at Funabori; Herons and Boat'
  • Date: c1936
  • Medium: Woodblock Print
  • Size: 9.75" x 7"
  • This Shotei original lifetime woodblock print depicts a beautiful night scene at Funabori, which is a residential neighborhood in the present day Tokyo, but still shows the remains of old Edo. This print shows a river scene, with herons noted in the marsh, and a ferryman poling his boat. There are people on a walking bridge, all lit by lantern light, a very quieting scene. This print was published by Watanabe Publishers in 1936, and is shown in the 1936 Watanabe Catalog, #511. It is sealed 'Hiroaki', and guaranteed to be an authentic Shotei woodblock print. It measures 9.75" high by 7" wide, and is tipped in its original matte, which measures 12.5" high by 9" wide.

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  • Condition

    The print is in very good condition, the mat has wear to the edges from handling, but nothing distracting.

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    Takahashi Shotei Woodblock Night Funabori Herons Boat

    Estimate $400 - $500Dec 05, 2017