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"Girl By Twilight" By Takahashi Shotei AKA Rakutei


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Pre 1960: Item # 1241684
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Woodblock print titled "Girl By Twilight" by Japanese artist Rakutei, also known as Takahashi Shotei circa 1951, published by Shima Art Co. A young woman stands under a tree in a deep purple, blue, and red kimono, gazing at a village that lies beyond a bridge. The silhouettes of several villagers can be seen illuminated from their windows. The young woman's bright and beautiful form are contrasted against the dark night. The print itself is signed and it set against a handmade frame, made from cherrywood blocks and mulberry paper. Size: frame is 11" wide, 8" tall, print is 7.25" wide, 5" tall