Beautiful woodblock print "Hirosaki Jo" (Hirosaki Castle) is by Shiro Takagi (b.1934) Fantastic Japanese castle image at sunset. Wonderful composition and fine contrast. Printed in 1972.
Hirosaki Castle (Aomori prefecture) - Hirosaki Castle was constructed in 1611. It has been designated as a national important cultural property. The castle ruins are designated as national historic sites. Hirosaki Castle is now familiar as one of the best parks in Japan for cherry blossom viewing.
Paper size: 11 and 5/8 inches by 16 and 3/8 inches tall (29.5 x 41.6 cm)
Image size: 9 and 1/2 inches by 13 and 7/8 inches tall (24 x 35.3cm)
Sheet number: 48/200
Signed: Artist signed "S. Takagi" by pencil on the bottom margin.
Condition: Very good condition. Some minor spots on the margin as shown. A few faintest ink spots on the white wall in the image. They are all very minor. Please see the pictures.
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