Toshi Yoshida -- "Autumn" (#5)

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Title "Autumn"
("Momiji no Yasuragi" translates as
"Serenity of Red Maple")
Date 1982
Series Franklin Mint's
"Birds of the Seasons" series.
Publisher Yoshida Family Studio--Commissioned by the Franklin Mint.
Seal, Carver/Printer Pencil-signed (in Japanese "kanji") signature--reads "Yoshida Toshi."
Image Size Unusually Large--image 11 3/4 x 19 5/8 ("double-oban").
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Very Good.
Very good colors. (Light scattered spotting; faint matline halfway into margin.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Gorgeous oversized image of a bird perched atop a brilliantly colored red Japanese maple.
Item # AM-07
Price (Bi-Weekly Special $249)
SOLD (AM/Cindy)
(was $300/$340, Reg $425)