Toshi Yoshida -- "Winter"

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Title "Winter"
("Sekisetsu no Hakagei ni" translates as
"Sitting Under Snow-covered Leaves")
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 3/4. (Paper 13 3/4 x 21 1/4 overall.)
Impression Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; distinctly visible "woodgrain" to entire blue-grey background; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
(Adhesive residues top verso margin--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Gorgeous oversized image of a bird perched atop a snow-covered nanten bush.
Item # BG-964
Price $550 (Reserved-MT)