Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- "Hirosaki Castle" (#3)

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi (1876-1950)
Title "Hirosaki Castle"
("Hirosaki Jo")
Date 1935
Series "Eight Scenes of Cherry Blossoms"
Publisher Yoshida Family Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer "Jizuri" seal, artist's pencil-signature lower margin, "brush-signed" by artist in image.
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; life-like reflection; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Very Good++. Strong colors. Clean front and verso.
(Light toning to margins; small loss left margin edge; 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. (Required 14 blocks and 33 impressions per Pachter.) Lifetime printing.
Item # EG-934
Price $1250