Shotei, Takahashi (1871 - 1945), "Evening Shower at Takaido (Pre-Earthquake)"
|Title||Evening Shower at Takaido (Pre-Earthquake)|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Date||1920 - Pre-earthquake version|
|Publisher||S. Watanabe Color Print Co.|
|Reference No||Folk # 54; pg. 40|
|Size||14 -1/2 x 6 -1/2 "|
Notes: Tipped to original backing. Scarce, pre-earthquake version. Shotei "C" Seal, rather then the later edition carrying the "L" Seal.
Several unique variations in the pre-earthquake version of this design - seen in the downpour, ground, texture of the tree's trunk/leaves and various objects within the hut. Color variations are also quite distinct in the clothes and ground.