Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- A Little Temple Gate

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi (1876-1950)
Title "A Little Temple Gate" ("Bunnosuke Chaya")
Date 1933; "jizuri" seal, pencil signature lower margin, "brush-signed" by artist in image.
Series "Kansai District Series"
Publisher Yoshida Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 3/4
Impression Very fine; skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors, clean front and verso. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus "The Complete Woodblocks of Hiroshi Yoshida" #181; Blair's 1930 "Toldedo Exhibition" pl. #274; Andacht's "Collector's Guide" p.200.
Comments A typical Japanese street scene in Kyoto--"Bunosuke Chaya" is the name of the restaurant/teahouse to which this gate leads.
Item # CG-869
Price $1,150 (Reserved)