Hiroaki Takahashi (Shotei), ‘Hakone Shrine After the Snow’, ca. 1927-35, Scholten Japanese Art

the title at upper left, Hakone Jinja followed by artist's seal Shotei, published by Watanabe, ca. 1927-35

otanzaku tate-e 15 by 6 5/8 in., 38.2 by 16.9 cm

Some Shotei prints, such as this one, were intentionally printed with a pale toning block at the time of production to appeal to an aesthetic accustomed to the softer palette of earlier ukiyo-e.

Image rights: Scholten Japanese Art

Publisher: Watanabe

About Hiroaki Takahashi (Shotei)