Shotei, Takahashi (1871 - 1945), "The Bridge, Saruhashi in Snow"
|Title||The Bridge, Saruhashi in Snow|
|Medium||Orignal Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Series Title||Snow, Moon & Flowers|
|Edition||First and only.|
|Reference No||The New Wave, pl. 93|
|Size||20 -1/2 x 9 -1/4 "|
Notes: Titled and signed: "Koshu Saruhashi Hiroaki"; with red artist seal. Lower margin reads: "Work of Showa 6 (1931), December, self-designed and self-carved by Hiroaki." Rectangular copyright seal in lower left margin of: Fusui Gabo, Tokyo. Works published by Fusui Gabo are very scarce. Wonderful and extensive bokashi shading throughout the image.
Considered one of the artists most prized post-quake designs.