Big Gate at Yotsuya by Shotei
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Artist: Hiroaki (Shotei) Takahashi (1871-1945)
Woodblock Prints Title: Big Gate at Yotsuya
1st Publication: 1926
Size: 6-1/2 x 14-3/4 + Margins as shown
Date of this edition: 1926
Publisher: Wanatabe Shozaburo
Condition: Some toning, a tiny scratch in the sky area, mild fading. Very good overall condition.
Notes: Shotei created 500 Works or so before the Kanto earthquake that destroyed all the blocks and inventory left. Later on, he re-carved about half of it.
This print has only one single design and no known variation, and was published by Wanatabe post Kanto earthquake.
Pictures: Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.
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