Toshi Yoshida -- "Summer" (#2)

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Title "Summer"
Date 1982
Series Franklin Mint's
"Birds of the Seasons" series.
Publisher Yoshida Family Studio--Commissioned by the Franklin Mint.
Seal, Carver/Printer Pencil-signed (in Japanese "kanji") signature--reads "Yoshida Toshi."
Image Size Unusually Large--image 11 3/4 x 19 3/4 ("double-oban"). (Teak frame 18 3/4 x 26 5/8.)
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Appears Excellent.
Bright/fresh colors.
(Not examined outside of frame--always top-hinged.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Gorgeous oversized image of five bluebirds perched in a flowering tree. Nicely framed in round-cornered Japanese style (some wear).
Shown is identical condition previous (#1) copy of this print (this frame is even better).
Not often seen.
Item # EG-429
Price $635 (SOld/GR)