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Hiroaki (Shotei)
Takahashi Hiroaki (Shotei), 1871-1945
Fuji from Otome Pass
(Otome toge)

the title, Otome toge, at lower right followed by artist's seal Shotei, published by Watanabe, ca. 1927-35
otanzaku yoko-e 6 3/4 by 15 in., 17.2 by 38.2 cm
Some Shotei prints, such as this one, were intentionally 'antiqued' with a toning block at the time of production to appeal to an aesthetic accustomed to the softer palette of earlier ukiyo-e.
Hisao Shimizu, Syotei (Hiroaki) Takahashi: His Life and Work, Folk Museum of Ota City, 2005, p. 53, no. 235
price: $ 700