Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- "Niagara Falls" (#2)

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi
Title "Niagara Falls"
("Niagara Falls")
Date 1925; "Impressed" signature lower margin
(later edition, likely 1950's/60's).
Series "United States" Series (1925)
Publisher Yoshida Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer Blocks cut by Maeda Yujuro.
Image Size 9 3/4 x 14 5/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to clouds, falls and rocks; life-like reflections and water areas; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Deep, rich colors. Clean frontside and verso. (Slight toning; couple minor surface scratches--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus "The Complete Woodblocks of Hiroshi Yoshida" #12 (a very early print).
Comments A beautiful and very early Yoshida image (#12 of 259 lifetime images). RARELY seen.
Item # DG-679
Price $1500 (Sold/JC)