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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)
 Takagi Shirō (1934-1998)
 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
 Genre sosaku hanga (creative prints)
 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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