Lady and Kids Night Walk by Shotei Pre Earthquake

Lady and Kids Night Walk by Shotei Pre Earthquake
Item# lady-and-kids-night-walk-shotei
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Artist: Hiroaki (Shotei) Takahashi (1871-1945)

Woodblock Prints Title: Lady and Kids Night Walk

1st Publication: 1916

Size: Chuban; 9" x 6 3/4" (23 x 17.5 cm)

Date of this edition: 1916

Publisher: Wanatabe Shozaburo

Condition: A scratch on the lower left, else very fine. Excellent colors and impression, very good overall.

Notes: Rare Pre Earthquake print by Shotei, unsigned

In his early printings, Shotei would sign multiple prints under various old master's name, such as Hiroshige in this case, at the request of a publisher because there were a high demand from the European and American market for such prints.

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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