Evening on the Chikugo River, Hita (blue variant)
(Hita Chikagogawa no yoru)
signed in sumi ink, Yoshida, with artist's seal Hiroshi, with artist's jizuri (self-printed) seal in upper left margin, the date and title below, Showa ninen saku (made in Showa 2 ), Hita Chikugogawa no yoru, and in penciled Roman script on the bottom margin, Chikugo River, Hiroshi Yoshida
oban yoko-e 10 5/8 by 15 7/8 in., 27 by 40.4 cm
Ogura, Yoshida Hiroshi zenhangashu (The Complete Woodblock Prints of Hiroshi Yoshida), Abe Shuppan, Tokyo, 1987, p. 86, no. 86
Amy Reigle Stephens, ed., The new wave: Twentieth-century prints from the Robert O. Muller Collection, Hotei Publishing, Leiden, 1993, p. 119, no. 106
This impression, with a predominately blue palette, compares more closely with the Muller impression illustrated in The New Wave, than the grey-brown variant illustrated in Ogura.
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