Shôtei: The Inume Mountain Trail
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Takahashi Shôtei (Hiroaki) (1871-1945)
Travellers on the Inume mountain pass (in today's Yamanashi prefecture), with a view of Mount Fuji.
Title: Kôshû Inume-tôge (Inume mountain pass in Kôshû province)
Publisher: Watanabe, Tokyo
Date: c. 1924-27
Size: Vertical Ôtanzaku (Mitsugiri-ban), 38 x 17 cm (overall)
A rare colour variant. Very good impression and colours, with relief printing in Mount Fuji. Light mat stain at left and a faint line and slightly discoloured zone on top, two tiny spots in the middle ground clouds, otherwise very good condition.
Shotei.com No. M-18. Shimizu, Syotei (Hiroaki) Takahashi. Folk Museum of Ota City, 2005, p. 45, fig. no. 190. Cf. also MFA Boston, 50.321.