Artist: Shotei Takahashi
Title: Totoribes Brave Fighting
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Tuesday, 20 November 2007 Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki) 1871-1945 ' Totoribe's Brave Fighting ' The hero is in a bamboo thicket deflecting and catching arrows: a very famous episode from Japanese History A Genuine Japanese Woodcut Print from the print edition: Nihon Rekishi Gaho (Japanese History) May 30th 1892 Publisher: Okura Shoten Dyptych (2 pages) Hiroaki was certainly one of the most important Woodblock Print Artisits of the Late Meiiji Era. Print signed with his seal (chop) in red ink in the block. Over 100 years Old On traditional Washi with clear bleed-through Condition: As per picture (VG/Good) (2 separate sheets, never mounted slight soiling confined mainly to margin as shown) Size approx.: 7.5 x 10 1/4 inches Age (approx.): Late Meiji (Late 1800s)