Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- "A Little Temple Gate" (#6)

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi
Title "A Little Temple Gate" ("Bunnosuke Chaya")
Date 1933, "Jizuri" seal.
Pencil signature lower margin, "brush-signed" by artist in image.
Provenance Consigned by a discriminating eastcoast USA collector.
Series "Kansai District Series"
Publisher Yoshida Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors, clean front and verso. (Lower/right corner bent; very slight wear--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus "The Complete Woodblocks of Hiroshi Yoshida" #181; Blair's 1930 "Toldedo Exhibition" pl. #274; Andacht's "Collector's Guide" p.200.
Comments A typical Japanese street scene in Kyoto--"Bunosuke Chaya" is the name of the restaurant/teahouse to which this gate leads.
Item # MM-26
Price Special Pricing $750
(Consignor selling entire collection)
(was $1100/$850)