Kyoto Canal from Lake Biwa, 1931
Ink on paper
10 1/8 x 14 3/8 in. (25.65 x 36.58 cm)
This work was printed before WWII. The woodblock was carved and printed by the artist.
Artist's signature (Takeji ga-to) on the bottom left and (Takeji suri) on the left margin. The artist's seal (Asano) is on the left margin.
This work depicts "Incline, Shoka": a canal and the railroad tracks that run toward the water, probably for loading cargo directly from a train to a cargo ship. Several people are enjoying fishing on a quiet, sunny day in early summer.
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