Takagi -- "Black Gate" (#58/70)

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Artist TAKAGI, Shiro
(1934-??; active 1957-88)
Title "Black Gate"
("Kuro Mon")
Date 1970
Limited Edition #58/70,
pencil-signed by artist.
Series na
Publisher Likely self-published.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 14 7/8 x 21 (LARGE)
(plus wide margins)
Impression Very Fine. Nicely visible "woodgrain" to middle water area; trees overprinted with heavy pigments. Boldly carved and printed on heavy hand-made paper.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Clean front and verso.
(Some light bumping/creasing margin edges; few scattered marks; light wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Beautiful semi-abstract image with castle's stone wall rising above bare trees and a water-filled moat. Large format.
Item # FG-081
Price $575