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Yoshida

Hiroshi Yoshida

1876-1950

The Inland Sea Series: Sailing Boats- Night
(Seto uchi kaishu: Setonaikai shu: Hansen yoru)

signed in sumi ink, with red artist's seal Hiroshi and jizuri ('self-printed') seal in upper left margin, with the series title Setonaikai shu, followed by the date, Taisho jugonen saku (made in Taisho 15 [1926]), and the print title below, Hansen yoru, and titled in penciled English on the bottom margin, Sailing Boats- Night, with penciled signature, Hiroshi Yoshida, ca. 1926

21 1/2 by 15 3/8 in., 54.6 by 39.1 cm

According to Yoshida in his book Japanese Wood-Block Printing, fifteen blocks and twenty-five impressions (pulls from the blocks) were required to produce this print.

References:
Hiroshi Yoshida, Japanese Wood-Block Printing, 1939, appendix p. 124
Ogura Tadao, Yoshida Hiroshi zenhangashu (The Complete Woodblock Prints of Hiroshi Yoshida), 1987, p. 60, no. 45
Yoshida Hiroshi: Woodblock Print Exhibition, Kushigata Shunsen Museum of Art, 1994, cat. no. 36
Hiroshi Yoshida Exhibition: A Master of Modern Landscape Painting, Fukuoka Art Museum, 1996, p. 135, no. 116
Yoshida Hiroshi Exhibition, MOA Museum of Art. 2000, p. 56, no. 65
Kendall H. Brown, et. al., A Japanese Legacy: Four Generations of Yoshida Family Artists, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2002, p. 49, cat. no. 22
Carolyn M. Putney, Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints, Toledo Museum of Art, 2013, p. 266-i, cat. no. 262
(inv. no. 10-5156)

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