Shôtei: Yushima TenjinShôtei: Yushima Tenjin
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Takahashi Shôtei (Hiroaki) (1871-1945)

Visitors at the torii of Yushima Tenjin Shrine (aka Yushima Tenmangu) on a clear winter evening after snowfall, at sunset. The view goes down the hill, where the sea of Tokyo houses stretches unto the horizon.

Title: Yushima Tenjin

Seal: Shôtei

Publisher: Watanabe, Tokio

Date: c. 1924-27

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

Excellent impression and colours. Lower corners only minimally creased. Verso on bottom stamp “Made in Japan”. Excellent condition. No. M-19. Shimizu, Syotei (Hiroaki) Takahashi. Folk Museum of Ota City, 2005, p. 44, No. 185. Shimizu, The Collected Works of Shôtei Takahashi. A modern Ukiyo-e Painter. Tokyo 2009, p. 71, No. 65.