Shôtei: AsagayaShôtei: Asagaya
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Takahashi Shôtei (Hiroaki) (1871-1945)

A dark and rainy night. A rickshaw driver hurrying past a temple in the Asagaya district of Tokyo with his heavily loaded vehicle.

Title: Asagaya

Seal: Hiroaki

Publisher: Watanabe, Tokyo

Date: c. 1924-27

Size: Vertical Ôtanzaku (Mitsugiri-ban), 38 x 17 cm (overall size)

Excellent impression, colour and condition. The rain threads are printed with silvery mica. Paper slightly age toned, back verso on top two traces of former paper hinging. Bottom verso small stamp „Made in Japan“. No. M-309. Shimizu, Syotei (Hiroaki) Takahashi. Folk Museum of Ota City, 2005, p. 47, No. 203.