Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- "Night in the Harbor"

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi
Title "Night in the Harbor"
("Minato no Yoru")
Date 1938; "Jizuri" seal, "brush-signed" and "sealed" by artist in image. Pencil-signed in margin by artist.
Provenance Private placement.
Consigned by a knowledgable collector/dealer.
Series na
Publisher Yoshida Family Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer "Jizuri" seal;
Blocks cut by Maeda Yujiro.
Image Size 9 3/4 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good.
Very Good colors.

Clean front and verso.
(Slight toning; faint discoloration to margins.)
Reference/Illus "The Complete Woodblocks of Hiroshi Yoshida" #228.
Comments A dramatic nightime harbor scene with huge passenger ship in background.
Seldom seen.
Item # PA-62
Price $1,850 (Sold/YH)