Yoshida: The Ajmer Gate at Jaipur (Sold)
Artist: Yoshida Hiroshi
Title: The Ajmer Gate at Jaipur
Series: India and Southeast Asia
Date: 1931 (Showa 6)
Two elephants and their handlers pass through the bright pink and orange of Ajmer Gate in Jaipur in Rajasthan. It was one of seven gates in the city wall that encircled the old city. Provenance: Purchased directly from the Yoshida Family, this work has never been circulated. Extremely fresh and clean, and cannot be compared with examples that have been handled for decades.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Mint.
Dimensions: ôban 40 x 27.5 cm
Publisher: Self-published by the artist.
Literature: Abe catalog number 159.
Seal: Jizuri (“self-printed”) in ink
Signature: Yoshida in ink and Hiroshi Yoshida in pencil