Hoshi Jōichi: Stretch of Trees (Sold)
Artist: Hoshi Jōichi
Title: Stretch of Trees
Cropped panorama of an expanse of trees, silhouetted against the silver-white snow. From a limited edition, numbered 14 of 99. Hoshi created a unique method of printing, one that involved layers of gold and silver leaf in addition to woodblocks that he finished with a blowtorch. He sought successfully to capture the living essence of a tree.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: (paper size approx 45 x 81 cm)
Publisher: Self-published and self-printed.
Literature: See “Joichi Hoshi: Catalog of All Tree Woodblock Prints”, figure 298.
Seal: Artist’s seal
Signature: Joichi Hoshi