Artwork Details for Yoshida, Hiroshi (1876-1950) "Hirohito Enthronement Book"


Yoshida, Hiroshi (1876-1950) - Hirohito Enthronement Book

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Hirohito Enthronement Book
by Yoshida, Hiroshi (1876-1950) - 吉田博

Artist:Yoshida, Hiroshi (1876-1950) - 吉田博
Title:Hirohito Enthronement Book
Date:1928 (this item: First edition)
Publisher:Japan Advertiser
Medium:Book/Magazine - 本・雑誌
Format:Oban - 大判, 22 x 30cm
Condition:Very good condition, though corners and edges of book show wear. Binding is tight and pages show no wear. Woodblock print is in fine condition.
Price:$1530 (EMS Express worldwide shipping: $40)
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1928 Hirohito Enthronement Japan Advertiser with an original Yoshida woodblock.

Measures 12.25" x 17.25"

Printed just before Emperor Hirohito's ascension to the throne, book shows photos of the Emperor and Empress and desriptions of their lives.

Also includes 10.25" x 15.25 Hiroshi Yoshida woodblock in pristine condition, tipped into the book. Entitled "Himeji Castle", it is sealed in ink on the lower left.

(Jizuri seal not applied to any of this version of Himeji Castle. See illustration #252 in "The Complete Woodblock Prints of Yoshida Hiroshi".)

This print was commissioned for the publication: Enthronement of the One Hundred Twenty-Four Emperor of Japan, 1928; the print was not issued with a pencil signature or jizuri seal
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