Hoshi Jōichi: “Evening Tree (Red)”. (Sold)
Artist: Hoshi Jōichi
Title: “Evening Tree ((Red)”.
Potrait of a red-umber tree standing against a striated gold sky. Hoshi employed a unique technique to render such astonishing effects, using woodblocks, gold leaf, oil paints and a blowtorch. This work was also done as a blue tree against the gold background.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Light mat burn on edges
Literature: See “Joichi Hoshi: Catalog of All Tree Woodblock Prints”, figure 267.
Seal: Artist’s seal
Signature: Joichi Hoshi