Takahashi Hiroaki (Shôtei) 高橋松亭 弘明: Bon Odori Dance Festival
Artist: Takahashi Hiroaki (Shotei) (1872-1945)
Title: Countryside Lantern Festival Dance
Silhouetted villagers and their moonshadows dance around a figure supporting a parasol with hanging lanterns, topped by grasses. The full moon shines overhead. All seem to be immersed in the spirit of the dance of the Bon Odori.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Mint.
Dimensions: 38.1 x 16.7 cm
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
Literature: Shimizu Hiroaki catalog (2005) number 230, page 52. See MFA website.