Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- Ohara Beach

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi (1876-1950)
Title "Ohara Beach"
("Ohara Kaigan")
Date 1928. Impressed signature lower margin, circa 1950's/60's (clearly on "older paper").
Series na
Publisher Yoshida Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer Blocks cut by Mayeda.
Image Size Very LARGE format: 14 1/8 x 20 ("DOUBLE-oban")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Very Good. Excellent colors. Clean backside; full margins. (Faint "mat-line" in margin; six small areas of tape removal verso (some residues remain); light toning front; moderate toning verso.)
Reference/Illus "The Complete Woodblocks of Hiroshi Yoshida" #106; Blair 1930 Toledo Exhibition #290.
Comments Very large ("double-oban"), beautiful Yoshida "seascape" image. Seldom seen--impressively large format and difficult to print. This is another of the seldom seen LARGE Yoshida prints.
Item # BG-609
Price $1100 (Reserved)