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Yoshida, Hiroshi (1876 - 1950), "(6) Prints and 1st Edition Japanese Wood-Block Printing Book"

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Catalog ID A2125
Artist Hiroshi Yoshida
Title (6) Prints and 1st Edition Japanese Wood-Block Printing Book
Medium Original Japanese Woodblock Prints
Series Title
Edition First and only.
Date 1939
Publisher Sanseido Press, Tokyo
Reference No Abe #256, #257, #258 + +
Size 10 x 7 -1/4 "
Condition Prints are Very fine.

Notes: 1st edition Book titled, Japanese Wood-Block Printing by Hiroshi Yoshida. All 6 prints are still attached; as shown. Five original color woodblock prints titled, "A Junk" (1939) - show the progressive states of color printing and the application of each color. The sixth print, "Cherry and Hirosaki Castle" (1939) is a completed woodcut. Each print is signed in block by the artist. Also included as a bonus: a catalog from the Gallery Kabutoya 1986 show featuring many of Yoshida's rare oil paintings.

Tokyo [1939], Sanseido. 136 pages, 12 color woodcut plates, 26 b/w photos, appendix of his prints & number of blocks, impressions used, English text, with 6 color woodblock print samples tipped in. Book depicts the methodology of color woodblock printing, discussing the tools & materials, and analysis of printing.

FIRST AND ONLY EDITION.

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