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People of the Snow Country

 

Japanese Color Woodblock Print

People of the Snow Country

by Takagi Shirō, 1978

Winter Road in Tsugaru

IHL Cat. #639

About This Print

A favorite of mine with an evocative title.  Takagi's colors perfectly fit this winter scene of three figures along a pathway leading to a torii and a small shrine.  A lone bird completes the silence of this scene.

Print Details

 IHL Catalog  #639
 Title  People of the Snow Country (yuki guni no hito 雪国の人)
 Series  
 Artist
 Takagi Shirō (1934-1998)
 Signature
 Shiro Takagi in English in bottom margin
 Seal  not sealed
 Publication Date  1978
 Edition  25 of 120
 Publisher  self-published and printed
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  excellent
 Condition  excellent - minor toning
 Miscellaneous
 Genre  sosaku hanga (creative prints)
 Format  
 H x W Paper  23 1/4 x 16 5/8 in. (59.1 x 42.5 cm )
 H x W Image  20 3/4 x 14 1/4 in. (52.7 x 36.2 cm) 
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