Toshi Yoshida -- "From the Ryogoku Bridge" (#2)

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Artist Toshi YOSHIDA (1911-1995)
Title "From the Ryogoku Bridge"
("Yoru no Tokyo, Ryogoku Bashi Yori")
Date 1939
(signed/presented 1946)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by family of Army serviceman Col.Tom Y. Horton stationed in Tokyo 1946-47.
Series na
Publisher Yoshida Family Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer "Pencil signed" by artist
Image Size 6 3/4 x 9 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; crisp key-lines, highly detailed carving.
Condition Good++.
Good colors--some fading. Clean front and verso.
(Corner bumping; light wear; light toning.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Beautiful, evening canal scene. (The title's actual translation is "Night at Tokyo, From Ryogoku Bridge.") Ink lower margin: "To my friend Colnal Horton -- 8 June 1946"
Item # BH-18
Price Reduced Special $200 (SOLD/GB) (Special $250)
($400 if perfect)