Artist: Shotei Takahashi
Title: Junks in Inatori Bay, Izu
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Saturday, 28 July 2007 Junks by Moonlight Artist: Hiroaki (Shotei) Format: Oban yoko-e: 9.75" x 14.5" approx Subject: Junks in Inatori Bay by Hiroaki Takahashi, 1871-1945, who designed woodblock prints for the famous publisher Watanabe - in all about 500 prints, before the great earthquake in September 1923. All blocks were destroyed by the fires in the aftermath of the earthquake. Afterwards he resumed his work and created another 250 prints. Hiroaki is said to have been killed by the atomic bomb when he visited his daughter in Hiroshima in August 1945. Publisher: Watanabe Date: 1926 Condition: Full size. Fine state. Colour: Very fine Impression: Very fine