Depicts a beautiful silhouetted night scene of Lake Biwa at Night, a pair of fishermen in a boat peparating to row out. Shoda Koho was a Japanese artist associated with the shin-hanga (New Prints) art movement in Japan during the early 20th century. This movement was influenced by European Impressionism and its imagery focused on landscapes, women, and nature. In the 1920s, the publisher Hasegawa commissioned a small group of artists to create woodblock prints for a series entitled Hasegawas Night Scenes, of which there were a total of 21 prints by 6 artists. Please see images for condition. This is an early state version of Lake Biwa at Night by Shoda Koho in the rare SEPIA printing. The print has “Made in Japan” stamp on the verso. The paper is brittle; when it was removed from the frame pieces were cracked and lost. Tape residue on the top verso. Toning around the edges of the print. 10 × 7 in. The item “SHODA KOHO Lake Biwa at Night rare sepia antique Japanese woodblock print” is in sale since Monday, November 2, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints”. The seller is “dkutcher” and is located in Easthampton, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Primary Material: Paper
- Age: 1900-1940
- Featured Refinements: Japanese Woodblock Print
- Type: Paintings, Scrolls & Prints
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original