Shotei, Takahashi (1871 - 1945), "Enjoying Evening Cool at Tamagawa River (Pre-Earthquake)"
|Title||Enjoying Evening Cool at Tamagawa River (Pre-Earthquake)|
|Medium||Original Creped Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Series Title||Night Scene|
|Publisher||S. Watanabe Color Print Co.|
|Reference No||Folk #29; Shotei.com, pl. M-124 (pre-earthquake)|
|Size||12 -1/2 x 5 -1/2 " - Crepe Paper|
Notes: Early Shotei "C" seal. Tipped onto original presentation board.
Chirimen-gami-e ("crepe paper") were crinkled paper prints, sometimes referred to as 'crepon'. Ukiyo-e crepe prints were produced at least as early as 1800 in Edo, and throughout the nineteenth century they were used on occasion for alternate states of some ukiyo-e designs. The compression technique resulted in a highly textured surface and slightly smaller paper size.