Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- "Morning at Abuto"

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi
Title "Morning at Abuto"
("Abuto no Asa")
Date 1930; "Impressed" signature lower margin (posthumous edition, likely 1950's/60's).
Series "Inland Sea, Second Series"
Publisher Yoshida Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 5/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky, hills, and water area; light "gauffrage" to hilltops and sails; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Fresh, strong colors. Clean front and backside. (Few surface scratches; slight wear.)
Reference/Illus "The Complete Woodblocks of Hiroshi Yoshida" #142.
Comments Wonderfully colorful sailboat image. One of 12 prints from Hiroshi's two-month "sketching trip" of March 1931 along Japan's Inland Sea.
Not often seen.
Item # DG-226
Price $950 (Sold/KE)