Yoshida: Niagara Falls
Artist: Yoshida Hiroshi
Title: Niagara Falls
Date: 1925 (Taishô 14)
One of Yoshida’s rarest and most sought-after North American scenes. The challenge of depicting flowing water and rising mist using blocks of wood is seamlessly overcome and breathtakingly depicted. An early edittion that was collected in the 1920’s by the grandfather of the previous owner.
Condition: Excellent impression and color; very good condition. Extremely faint printer’s crease.
Literature: Abe catalog number 12, page 40. This work was purchased by the original owner in March of 1927 for $7.00 from “K Matsuri”.
Seal: Jizuri (“self-printed”) (early red seal)
Signature: Yoshida (in brush) with Hiroshi seal in red