Hoshi Jōichi: “Evening Tree (Red)”.
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: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: 22.6 x 16.5 cm
Literature: See “Joichi Hoshi: Catalog of All Tree Woodblock Prints”, figure 267.
Seal: Artist’s seal
Signature: Joichi Hoshi