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Yoshida, Hiroshi (1876 - 1950), "Rapids (Posthumous)"

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Catalog ID A2727
Artist Hiroshi Yoshida
Title Rapids (Posthumous)
Medium Original Japanese Woodblock Print
Series Title
Edition Posthumous
Date (1928) c.1950s
Publisher The Yoshida Family Studio
Reference No Abe #104
Size 25 x 37 " (Full Margins)
Condition Very fine, apart from faint toning in margins.

Notes: The Yoshida Family printed a limited number of Hiroshi's over-sized prints in the late 1950s. Stamped signature in bottom right margin; titled in block in the lower left margin. Provenance: The Yoshida Family Collection.

This design is the second largest of his prints and the stream block was cut by Yoshida himself using a V-shaped gouge and a round chisel. The lines of the big waves were cut by Maeda Yujiro. The print required 12 blocks and 33 impressions to complete a single impression. The print illustrates the upper reaches of the Tone River.

A VERY RARE, POSTHUMOUS PRINTING OF YOSHIDA'S MASTERPIECE DESIGN.

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