Yoshida: Himeji at dawn
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Yoshida Hiroshi (1876-1950)
The famous castle of Himeji in the evening glow.
Title: Himeji-jô - yû (Himeji castle - evening)
Signature: Yoshida (hand-signed in ink bottom left)
Jizuri seal (self-printed) in left margin
Date: Taishô 15 (1926)
Size: Vertical Ôban, 36.8 x 24.6 cm (image size)
Early edition. Excellent impression in very good colours, a tiny bit faded. Some thin areas in the sky expertly restored. Backed. Overall very good condition.
Ogura Tadao, The Complete Woodblock Prints of Yoshida Hiroshi, Abe Publishing, Tokyo 1991 (2nd ed.), p. 81, no. 78 (ill.). Cf. also MFA Boston, no. 47.63