||Shotei (Hiroaki TAKAHASHI)
(aka, "Ohashi Bridge in Snow")
||Private placement. Consigned by family of Army serviceman
Col.Tom Y. Horton stationed in Tokyo 1946-47.
||9 1/4 x 14 3/4
Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; lightly "gauffraged"
(embossed) as accumulation of snow; highly detailed carving, crisp lines.
||Very Good++. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso.
(Bumped bottom corners; soft crease upper right; faint spots upper/left sky
area; tack-holes at corners; light toning.)
No prior mounts.
||Shotei.com website #M-69; Ota Folk Museum Catalogue #42.
||An attractive "tall bridge" image. Pre-1923 earthquake. Rarely seen.
||Special $1250 (Sold/PB)