Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- Hirosaki Castle

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi (1876-1950)
Title "Hirosaki Castle" ("Hirosaki Jo")
Date 1935; "jizuri" seal, artist's pencil-signature lower margin, "brush-signed" by artist in image.
Series "Eight Scenes of Cherry Blossoms"
Publisher Yoshida 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 Very Good++. Strong colors, clean backside. (Faint mat-line outer left/top margins, slight fading.)
Reference/Illus "The Complete Woodblocks of Hiroshi Yoshida" #192; Pachter's "Kawase Hasui and his Contemporaries" pl.#123.
Comments Beautiful springtime cherry blossom image.
Item # CG-911
Price $925 (Sold)