Yoshida,H.: Dainan Gate in Mukden
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Yoshida Hiroshi (1876-1950)
A street scene in front of the Great South Gate in Mukden, the capital of Manchuria - now Shenyang, Liaoning Province, Northeast China.
Title: Hôten Dainan-mon (The Great South Gate in Mukden) - Dainan Gate in Mukden.
Series: Views from Korea and Manchuria
Signature: Yoshida (signed by hand in ink at lower right in the picture), and pencil signature Hiroshi Yoshida at lower right margin
Jizuri seal (self-printed), in left margin
Date: Shôwa 12 (1937)
Original Japanese colour woodblock print. Size: Horizontal Ôban, 24.5 x 37.4 cm (image)
Early impression. Very good impression with good, slightly faded colours. Paper a little bit age-toned, at left and in bottom narrow mat stain. Two usual small drying holes in in top margin. Overall very good condition.
Ogura Tadao, The Complete Woodblock Prints of Yoshida Hiroshi, Abe Publishing, Tokyo 1991 (2nd ed.), p. 150, no. 212 (ill.). Cf. also MFA Boston, no. 51.1420; Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) 1990.607.300; Brooklyn Museum 1997.60.3.