Shuho Takai
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By Candle Light


Artist: Shuho Takai
Date: 1936
Size/Format: 12 by 16.5 inches
Description: By Candle Light..... Okubi-e portrait of a bride.
Series: Kindai Reijin Gafu
Publisher: Nichigetsu Shoin, Osaka
Condition: Slight toning to margins otherwise fine.
Impression: Fine with extensive metallic embellishment
Notes: The artist notes, I prefer the old fashioned wedding ceremony with its six-fold golden screen and the candlelight flickering on the stands of lacquer. The thoughts and hidden sentiments of the bride are difficult to discern and to portray..... Excerpt from Shuho Taki's Modern Color Prints, published 1936 in Osaka.
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