Hoshi Jōichi: Red Branches (Akai eda)
Artist: Hoshi Jōichi
Title: Red Branches (Akai eda)
Cropped view of a horizontal slice of a red tree against a gold background. Hoshi employed a unique technique to render such astonishing effects using woodblocks, creating branches as if they are on fire.
Condition: Good impression, color and condition.
Literature: See “Joichi Hoshi: Catalogue of All Tree Woodblock Prints” (1988) number 276.
Seal: Artist’s seal Hoshi
Signature: Joichi Hoshi