Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- "Hirosaki Castle" (#5)

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi
Title "Hirosaki Castle"
("Hirosaki Jo")
Date 1935; "impressed" signature lower margin (posthumous edition, ca1950/60's)
Series "Eight Scenes of Cherry Blossoms"
Publisher Yoshida Family Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer na (Required 14 blocks and 33 impressions per Pachter.)
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; lifelike reflection; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Very Good to Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. Clean front and verso. (Slight toning; 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.
Item # GG-146
Price $650