Yoshida: High Gate in Ajmer (The Buland Darwaza)
Artist: Yoshida Hiroshi
Title: High Gate in Ajmer (The Buland Darwaza)
Series: India and Southeast Asia
Date: 1931 (Showa 6)
The brilliant white gate rises tall and majestic as small groups of people congregate nearby. We get the feeling of strong afternoon sun, and that Yoshida has perfectly captured the colors of the scene. The printing of the subtle details of the gate involve gauffrage, an unusual technique for this artist. 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 passed around for decades and/or framed.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Mint.
Publisher: Self-published by the artist.
Literature: Abe catalog number 161.
Seal: Jizuri (“self-printed”) in ink
Signature: Yoshida in ink and Hiroshi Yoshida in pencil