Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- "Kameido Bridge" (#8)

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi
Title "Kameido Bridge" ("Kameido")
Date 1927; "impressed" signature lower margin (posthumous edition, 1986).
Series "Twelve Scenes of Tokyo"
("Tokyo Juni Dai")
Publisher Yoshida Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer Blocks cut by Maeda Yujiro.
"Gashu Kinen Atozuri" upper/left margin (commemorative edition in conjunction with book of Yoshida's lifetime works).
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; life-like reflection; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Excellent. Very good colors. Clean backside.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus "The Complete Woodblocks of Hiroshi Yoshida" #62; Blair's 1930 "Toldedo Exhibition" pl. #272.
Comments Yoshida's 1926 masterpiece. Very rarely seen.
Item # DG-962
Price $1,750 (Sold/CC)