Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- "Sumida River -- Afternoon"

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi
Title "Sumida River -- Afternoon"
Date 1926; "Impressed" signature lower margin (posthumous edition, likely 1950's/60's).
Series "Twelve Scenes of Tokyo"
Publisher Yoshida Family Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to clouds and water area; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Strong colors, clean front and verso. (Slight toning; very light wear--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus "The Complete Woodblocks of Hiroshi Yoshida" #57.
Comments One of Hiroshi's early views of Tokyo scenes. This is the "Morning" version; 2 other variant states exist for this image (using different colors). Not often seen.
Item # JS-2270
Price $825 (Sold/SK)