Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- "Arashiyama"

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi
Title "Arashiyama"
Date 1935; "Impressed" signature lower margin (posthumous edition, likely 1950's/60's).
Series "Eight Scenes of Cherry Blossoms"
Publisher Yoshida Family Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 3/4 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to trees, boats, and blossoms; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Excellent colors.
Very clean front and verso. (Slight toning; very light wear.)
Reference/Illus "The Complete Woodblocks of Hiroshi Yoshida" #195.
Comments Beautiful springtime cherry blossom image with pleasure boats along Arashiyama. (Colors better than shown in Abe reference book.)
Item # GG-298
Price $675