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Monday, 26 December 2005

Title "Sawatari in Joshu District" ("**")
Date ca1920's/30's
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 1/2 x 14 3/4 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; "baren sujizuri" markings to sky; light "gauffrage" to mountain top, trees and rooftop; "gofun" over-splashed as falling snow; crisply and highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Strong, unfaded colors. Clean backside. (Light toning.)
Reference/Illus Shotei.com website #M-11; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #211.
Comments A beautiful wintertime scene with crows flying overhead.
Item # BG-131

Title Sawatari in Joshu
Artist Hiroaki Takahashi 1871-1945
Seal artist's seal (shotei)
Dated 1936 or earlier
Technique/Medium Woodblock print
Impression excellent - very good
Colors excellent
Condition excellent - very good c light toning, a light crease and a foxing on the upper margin.
Description Sawatari in Joshu in the snow.
Width 6.9 inches = 17.4 cm
Height 15.3 inches = 38.9 cm
This is an original tanzaku size, shin hanga Japanese woodblock print by Takahashi Hiroaki (1871-1945) titled "Sawatari in Honsho Prefecture", circa 1935, and signed/sealed in the image by the artist.
The print is in very good condition. Fine impression, excellent color and registration. Extensive use of gofun in the image to simulate falling snow. No foxing, toning, folds or creases. The print is not been setdown or trimmed. This print has never been framed. Paper size is 6.75" x 15".

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