Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- "Kameido Bridge" (#5)

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi
Title "Kameido Bridge" ("Kameido")
Date 1927; "impressed" signature lower margin (posthumous edition, ca1950's/60's).
Series "Twelve Scenes of Tokyo"
Publisher Yoshida Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer Blocks cut by Maeda Yujiro.
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; life-like reflection; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Fresh, strong colors, clean backside. (Few surface scratches; few faint spots in margins.) Still top-tipped into original "presentation folder."
Reference/Illus "The Complete Woodblocks of Hiroshi Yoshida" #62; Blair's 1930 "Toldedo Exhibition" pl. #272.
Comments Yoshida's masterpiece. Extremely difficult to obtain.
Item # BG-660
Price $1,450 (Sold/DR)