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Shotei, Takahashi (1871 - 1945), "Hiekawa River (Pre-Earthquake)"

arrow-left arrow right "Hiekawa River (Pre-Earthquake)" by Shotei, Takahashi
Catalog ID A2926
Artist Takahashi Shotei
Title Hiekawa River (Pre-Earthquake)
Medium Original Japanese Woodblock Print
Series Title
Edition First and only.
Date 1909
Publisher S. Watanabe Color Print Co.
Reference No Folk: #131; pg. 30
Size 10 x 4 -3/4 "
Condition Very fine.

Notes: Shotei, Takahashi designed woodblock prints for the famous publisher S. Watanabe - about 500 prints before the great earthquake in September 1923. All blocks were destroyed by the fires in the aftermaths of the great earthquake. Afterwards he resumed his work and created about 250 additional prints, before passing away on February 11, 1945.

A scarce pre-earthquake design.

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