Hiroaki: Mount Fuji from Kurasawa (Sold)

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Artist: Takahashi Hiroaki (Shôtei) 高橋松亭 弘明
Title: Mt. Fuji from Kurasawa
Date: 1924-35

Terrific view of Mount Fuji from Kurasawa. The mountain rises against an orange sky, mist on its shoulders. Edo Period sailboats dot the water, reminiscent of a Hiroshige print from seventy years earlier. The rubbing marks verso are from the baren rubbing the paper when the print was made.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: Chûban (25.2 x 19.4 cm)
Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô
Seal: Shotei  
Lit: Shimizu, Hisao, Syotei (Hiroaki) Takahashi: His Life and Works, 2005,

number 237, pg. 53.