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Takahashi Shôtei (Hiroaki) (1871-1945)
Thunderous waves of spray around a bizarre rock gate on the seashore in the sunset glow; some sailing boats can be seen on the far horizon.
Title: (Hachigatsu: Kengai no dôto - 8th month: Raging waves on the cliffs)
Series: (Shinkô Hanga) Tanzaku jûnikagetsu - (New woodblock print) The twelve months in Tanzaku pictures
Publisher: (Bijutsu-sha, Tokyo)
Date: early Shôwa period, c. 1930
Size: Ko-Tanzaku, 37,6 x 7,1 cm (overall)
Excellent, very crisp and strong impression and fine colours. As always without seal. Original publisher's backing. Mint condition. Rare.
The title after Shimizu, Syotei (Hiroaki) Takahashi. Folk Museum of Ota City, 2005, pp. 74 and 79, nos. 429-439 (this image no. 438). Shotei.com P-21.