Please be aware that orders placed after September 24, 2023, may experience a delay of up to one week due to unforeseen delays with our suppliers. This delay will specifically impact the delivery of Shoes, Hoodies, and Bags. We appreciate your understanding and patience during this time.
Takahashi Shōtei (高橋松亭), born Hiroaki (1871 – February 11, 1945)
Hiroaki Takahashi was born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1871. As a young artist, he was given the artistic name Shotei by his uncle, Matsumoto Fuko, under whose tutelage he was apprenticing. When he was 16 years old, he started a job with the Imperial Household Department of Foreign Affairs, where he copied the designs of foreign ceremonial objects. As with many Japanese woodblock artists over his lifetime he signed his work with various names and worked for several publishing companies