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Lot 0025
  • Artist: Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki)
  • Fire Tower in Snow
  • Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
  • Size: Approximately 3.75 x 2.5 inches.
  • Reference: Shotei catalog S-117. Watanabe 1936 catalogue: No. 775.
  • The print is tipped at the top to a 1952 Japanese Christmas card.
  • Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
  • Condition: Excellent.

    Hiroaki Takahashi (Shotei) (1871-1945) was a Japanese artist, the first to be signed under the publisher Watanabe Shozaburo. He produced many landscapes in the Edo-era style. In 1889, he and a friend founded the Japan Youth Painting Society (Nihon Seinen Kaiga Kyokai). Early in his career, he produced and exhibited original paintings and also worked as an illustrator of scientific textbooks, magazines, and newspapers.

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    Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki) Woodblock Fire Tower in Snow

    Estimate $50 - $75Jan 17, 2018