Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- "Sarusawa Pond" (#2)

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi (1876-1950)
Title "Sarusawa Pond"
("Sarusawa Ike")
Date 1933; ("Impressed" signature lower margin--posthumous edition, circa early 1950's.)
Series "Kansai District"
Publisher Yoshida Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; life-like reflection; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors.
Very clean front and verso. (Never stored outside of original folder--purchased in 1951--pristine.)
Reference/Illus "The Complete Woodblocks of Hiroshi Yoshida" #187; Blair's 1936 "Toldedo Exhibition" pl. #280.
Comments A beautiful springtime image. (Note--This print is a "companion print" to our recently sold "Kameido Bridge (#3)" print--both prints are known to have been purchased in 1951 in Japan by the same collector.)
Item # BG-493
Price $675 (Sold--KS)