‘Evening Glow at Sakawa Bridge’ is a quite well-known Japanese woodblock print first published in the 1930’s. This is my small watercolour painting (6” x 3”) based on it.

The artist was Hiroaki Takahashi who, some web sites claim, died 72 years ago today, 6 August 1945, during a visit to his daughter in a coastal city in Japan. He was 74 and the city was Hiroshima.

W&N Cotman watercolours.

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Comment by Barbara Cullen on August 6, 2017 at 3:02pm

Hello Allan. Lovely rendition of this much loved painting. You have done in particular the colour blending on the huts very well indeed.

Comment by Allan Jones on August 6, 2017 at 4:13pm

Thank you, Barbara. Much appreciated!

Comment by Kathy Orrell on August 6, 2017 at 4:13pm

Beautiful work as ever Allan

Comment by Mary Rogers on August 6, 2017 at 7:19pm

Beautifully done work, Allan! Well done.

Comment by Allan Jones on August 6, 2017 at 9:31pm

Thank you Paul, Kathy and Mary.

Comment by Paul Dodd on August 7, 2017 at 4:49am
nice work Alan. sadly we have a country now testing missiles that could create another Hiroshima
Comment by John R on August 8, 2017 at 7:16am

Beautiful work...love hte palette and nice contrasts Allan.

Comment by Allan Jones on August 8, 2017 at 8:25am

Well, thank you everyone - John, Anita, Mairi, Pat, Nelson, Suz. 

Comment by Allan Jones on August 11, 2017 at 8:46am

Thank you, Stacy.


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