Shotei -- "Country House at Negishi"

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Artist Shotei (Hiroaki TAKAHASHI)
(1871-1945) (aka "Rakutei")
Title "Country house at Negishi" ("**")
Date ca1924-36 (in 1936 Watanabe Catalogue)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by a southwest print collector/dealer.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 4 5/8 x 7
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to windows; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Excellent.
Deep, rich colors. Clean backside. (No flaws noted. Light toning.)
Reference/Illus website #S-74; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #473.
Comments A striking "azuri-e" (shades of blue) Shotei image. Sealed as "Rakutei"--but now known as simply another artname for Shotei. (Learn more.) Rarely seen.
Item # FW-62
Price Special $200 (Sold/MN)
(Reg $250)