Shotei -- "Shin-Ohashi Bridge"

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Artist Shotei (Hiroaki TAKAHASHI)
Title "Shin-Ohashi Bridge"
(aka, "Ohashi Bridge in Snow")
Date 1909-1923
(Pre-1923 earthquake)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by family of Army serviceman Col.Tom Y. Horton stationed in Tokyo 1946-47.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 1/4 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine.
Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; lightly "gauffraged" (embossed) as accumulation of snow; highly detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition 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.
Reference/Illus website #M-69; Ota Folk Museum Catalogue #42.
Comments An attractive "tall bridge" image. Pre-1923 earthquake. Rarely seen.
Item # BH-09
Price Special $1250 (Sold/PB)
(Reg $1650)