Hiroshi Yoshida, 1876-1950
Europe Series: Sphinx - Night
(Oushuu: Sufinkusu yoru)
signed in sumi ink, Yoshida, with artist's seal in the shape of an Egyptian djed column in dark brown, and with red seal Hiroshi, with jizuri (self-printed) seal at upper left, followed by the date, Taisho juyonen saku, (made in Taisho 14 ), with title and signature in penciled English on the bottom margin, Sphinx- Night, Hiroshi, Yoshida, ca. 1925
oban yoko-e 16 1/8 by 10 5/8 in., 41 by 26.9 cm
Ogura, Yoshida Hiroshi zenhangashu (The Complete Woodblock Prints of Hiroshi Yoshida), 1987, no. 25
Koyama Shuko, Beautiful Shin Hanga- Revitalization of Ukiyo-e , Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum, 2009, p. 87, no. 2-62
Carolyn M. Putney, et al., Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints, Toledo Museum of Art, 2013, p. 253, cat. 236
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