Shotei, Takahashi (1871 - 1945), "Rain on Izumibashi Bridge"
|Title||Rain on Izumibashi Bridge|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Reference No||The New Wave, Pl. 86; pg. 111.|
|Size||6 -3/4 x 15 "|
|Condition||Very fine, with superb colors.|
Notes: Near mint example, with pristine colors throughout. Stored in folder and never displayed. This design was featured in the classic reference book of the Muller Collection, "The New Wave", pg. 111. Provenance: The Robert O. Muller Estate.
A geisha and her male attendant hold their umbrellas tightly to their bodies against a driving rain as they cross Izumi Bridge. The handheld lantern by the assistant is the only bright spot in this dark, stormy night.
An Iconic design, considered one of Shotei's finest prints.