Lot 395: TAKAHASI HIROAKI (SHOTEI) 高橋弘明 (1871 - 1945)
November 19, 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Shunsetsu – Spring Snow - 春雪. Original color woodblock print, published 1936. Seal: Hiroaki. Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Takahashi Shotei, in Europe known as Hiroaki, in Japan usually called only Komei, was the first artist to be engaged by the famous Japanese publisher Watanabe Shozaburo for his highly successful publication project Shinhanga. Hiroaki counts among the most acclaimed representatives of the new Shinhanga art movement of the 20th century.
MITSUGIRI, 38,2 x 17,3 CM
From a Viennese private collection