Hiroshi Yoshida, Climbing Snow Valley

Hiroshi Yoshida, 1876-1950

Twelve Scenes in the Japan Alps: Climbing Snow Valley
(Nihon arupusu juni dai no uchi: Harinoki sekkei)

signed in sumi ink, Yoshida, with red artist's seal Hiroshi, with jizuri ('self printed') seal at upper left margin, followed by the date, Taisho jugonen saku (made in Taisho 15 [1926]), the series title, Nihon arupusu juni dai no uchi, and the print title, Harinoki sekkei, the English title in pencil on the bottom margin, Climbing Snow Valley, and signed in script, Hiroshi Yoshida, ca. 1926

dai oban tate-e 16 1/8 by 10 7/8 in., 40.8 by 27.5 cm

References:
Ogura, Yoshida Hiroshi zenhangashu (The Complete Woodblock Prints of Hiroshi Yoshida), 1987, p. 55, no. 36
Koyama Shuko, Beautiful Shin Hanga- Revitalization of Ukiyo-e, Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum, 2009, p. 89, no. 2-64
Carolyn Putney, et. al., Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints, Toledo Museum of Art, 2013, p. 260, cat. no. 247

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