Shôtei: Lady watching fireworks
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Takahashi Shôtei (Hiroaki) (1871-1945)
From under the famous Shubi pine tree a lady on a boat is watching the summer fireworks over the Sumida river.
Title: Ôkawa Shubi no matsu (The pine tree of success at the big river)
Publisher: Watanabe, Tokyo
Date: a. 1924-27
Size: Vertical Ôtanzaku (Mitsugiri-ban), 38,3 x 17,1 cm (overall size)
Excellent impression, colours and condition. Paper minimally age-toned. A rarely seen beautiful fireworks scene.
Shotei.com No. M-23. Shimizu, Syotei (Hiroaki) Takahashi. Folk Museum of Ota City, 2005, p. 46, No. 195 (Ill.). Cf. also MFA Boston, RES.50.114