The United States Series: El Capitan
(Beikoku shirizu: Eru Kyapitan)
signed in sumi ink Yoshida with artist's red flower seal, with jizuri (self-printed) seal on left margin, dated on the right margin, Taisho juyonnen saku (Taisho 14 ) titled and signed in penciled English on the bottom margin, El Capitan, Hiroshi Yoshida, 1925
dai oban tate-e 15 7/8 by 10 3/4 in., 40.4 by 27.3 cm
According to Fresh Impressions (citing Dorothy Blair from 1930 Toledo Museum of Art landmark shin-hanga exhbition), the esteemed artist and carver Kazue Yamagishi (1891-1984) produced the blocks for this print.
Ogura, Yoshida Hiroshi zenhangashu (The Complete Woodblock Prints of Hiroshi Yoshida), 1987, p. 39, no. 10
MOA Museum of Art, Yoshida Hiroshi Exhibition, 2000, p. 104, no. 137 Carolyn Putney, et. al., Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints, Toledo Museum of Art, 2013, p. 242, cat. no. 221
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January 8, 2019
Scholten Japanese Art
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New York, New York 10019
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