Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- "The Cherry Tree at Kawagoe"

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi
Title "The Cherry Tree at Kawagoe"
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 1/2 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to trees, shrine, and visitors; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors.
Very clean front and verso. (Slight toning; few tiny marks.)
Reference/Illus "The Complete Woodblocks of Hiroshi Yoshida" #196.
Comments Beautiful springtime cherry blossom image.
(Colors better than shown in Abe reference book.)
Item # GG-299
Price $675