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Shotei, Takahashi (1871 - 1945), "Cold Forest at Hokane (Pre-Earthquake)"

arrow-left arrow right "Cold Forest at Hokane (Pre-Earthquake)" by Shotei, Takahashi
Catalog ID A2773
Artist Takahashi Shotei
Title Cold Forest at Hokane (Pre-Earthquake)
Medium Original Creped Japanese Woodblock Print
Series Title
Edition First
Date 1916
Publisher S. Watanabe Color Print Co.
Reference No Folk #22; pg. 15
Size 12 x 8 "
Condition Fine; toned with fresh colors.
Price $1800.00
Shipping (US) $45.00
Shipping (Non-US) $95.00

Notes: RARE. Toned on the reverse, with faint foxing spots. Shotei "AB" seal; located on the earliest designs during his collaboration with S. Watanabe Publishing Co.

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.