Yoshida: Bamboo WoodYoshida: Bamboo Wood
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Yoshida Hiroshi (1876-1950)

A small Kamidana (Shintô altar) hidden in a bamboo grove in the countryside. A hen and her chicks are pecking at the ground

Title: Chikurin – Bamboo Wood (The Bamboo Grove)

Signature: Yoshida (hand-signed in ink on bottom right), pencil signature Hiroshi Yoshida in bottom right margin

Seal: Hiroshi

Jizuri seal (self-printed) in upper left margin

Date: Shôwa 14 (1939)

Size: Vertical Oban, 37,7 x 24,7 cm (image size)

Excellent early impression, perfect colours and condition. Two small drying holes in left margin, as often. According to the catalogue raisonné this lovely image depicts a place in Saitama prefecture. Ogura (Abe) No. 229 (Ill.)