Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- "Sarusawa Pond" (#3)

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi
Title "Sarusawa Pond"
("Sarusawa Ike")
Date 1933; "Toko" ("special") seal; "Impressed" signature lower margin (posthumous edition, likely 1950's/60's).
Series "Kansai District"
Publisher Yoshida Family Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer na (Required 14 blocks and 33 impressions per Pachter.)
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; lifelike reflection; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Fresh, strong colors, clean backside. (Very tiny spot left sky area; very slight wear.)
Reference/Illus "The Complete Woodblocks of Hiroshi Yoshida" #187; Blair's 1936 "Toldedo Exhibition" pl. #280.
Comments Beautiful springtime cherry blossom image.
Item # BG-933
Price $625 (Sold/LH)