Walking Home at Night by Shotei Pre Earthquake
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Artist: iroaki (Shotei) Takahashi (1871-1945)
Woodblock Prints Title: Walking Home at Night
1st Publication: 1916
Size: Chuban; 9" x 6 1/2" (23 x 16.5 cm)
Date of this edition: 1916
Publisher: Wanatabe Shozaburo
Condition: Partially trimmed. Some toning, else very fine. Excellent colors and impression, very good overall.
Notes: Rare Pre Earthquake print by Shotei, signed Hroshige.
In his early printings, Shotei would sign multiple prints under various old master's name, such as Hiroshige in this case. These prints were commissioned to fill the a high demand from the European and American market for prints signed Hiroshige, at a time where original prints were becoming hard to find.
Pictures: Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.
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