Hiroshi YOSHIDA -- "Hirosaki Castle" JIZURI (#4)

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Artist YOSHIDA, Hiroshi
(1876-1950)
Title "Hirosaki Castle"
("Hirosaki Jo")
Date 1935 "Jizuri" seal
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by family of Army serviceman Lt Col Frank Fliniau--POW 1942-45, stationed in Tokyo 1946-58.
Series "Eight Scenes of Cherry Blossoms"
Publisher Yoshida Family Studio
Seal, Carver/Printer "Jizuri" seal
"Pencil-signed" by artist lower margin, "brush-signed" by artist in image.
Image Size 9 5/8 x 14 3/4
Impression Very Fine.
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; life-like reflection; crisply detailed lines.
Condition Good. Good colors.
Clean front and verso.
(Faint mat-line bottom and sides; some fading; some discoloration/toning to margins; light wear.)
Reference/Illus "The Complete Woodblocks of Hiroshi Yoshida" #192; Pachter's "Kawase Hasui and his Contemporaries" pl.#123.
Comments Beautiful springtime cherry blossom image. (Required 14 blocks and 33 impressions per Pachter.) Lifetime printing.
Item # PR-09
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