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Azalea Garden (Teahouse)
by Yoshida, Hiroshi (1876-1950) - 吉田博
|Artist:||Yoshida, Hiroshi (1876-1950) - 吉田博|
|Title:||Azalea Garden (Teahouse)|
|Date:||1938 (this item: First/Early edition)|
|Publisher:||Yoshida Studio - 吉田|
|Medium:||Woodblock - 木版画|
|Format:||Oban - 大判, 37.7 x 24.8cm (image size)|
|Condition:||Fine apart from a near-invisible matte mark at top right. Light even age toning on the verso (the verso image below shows the verso too white). Remnants of original folder mount on verso.|
|Notes:||Early edition with the all-important jizuri (self printed) seal in the left margin and signed in pencil by Hiroshi himself in the bottom margin. Vivid, pristine colours. Vivid, pristine colours. Brush signed and sealed by the artist. Yoshida used 11 blocks and 51 impressions to create this scene.
This print was purchased from a consignment of over 75 woodblock prints (by Koitsu and Yoshida), all with datings from the 1930's to no later than the early 1950's. All but a couple of these prints seem to have never been displayed and have vivid pristine colours on creaseless paper. They were probably purchased and then simply stored for the last 60+ years.
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