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Kameido Bridge - 亀井戸
by Yoshida, Hiroshi (1876-1950) - 吉田博
|Artist:||Yoshida, Hiroshi (1876-1950) - 吉田博|
|Title:||Kameido Bridge - 亀井戸|
|Series:||12 Scenes of Tokyo|
|Date:||1927 (this item: First/Early edition)|
|Publisher:||Yoshida Studio - 吉田|
|Medium:||Woodblock - 木版画|
|Format:||Oban - 大判, 24.7 x 37.3cm (image size)|
|Condition:||Image area is fine. Some light soiling in the margins (it looks like a water stain but there is no evidence of it on the verso so it may have come from a front matte). Embossing. A couple of small light printer's creases in the image area (smoothed by the barren).|
|Notes:||The drum bridge at Kameido with ancient Wisteria in full bloom. Widely considered to be among Hiroshi Yoshida's masterpieces. Early edition with the all-important jizuri (self printed) seal in left margin, followed by the date, and title. Signed in sumi ink, Yoshida, with artist's seal Hiroshi, in the image area. Vivid, pristine colours. See a discussion of the jizuri seal here Ten blocks and 88 impressions were used, with Yoshida having mentioned "Special Features - Figures in different colours by overlapping".
One of the most labour-intensive printings for any of his designs.
|Search:||Yoshida, Hiroshi (1876-1950) (See more prints by this artist)|
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