Yoshida: Caravan from Afghanistan on a Moonlit Night
Artist: Yoshida Hiroshi
Title: Caravan from Afghanistan on a Moonlit Night
Series: India and Southeast Asia
Date: 1932 (Showa 7)
Night time view of a camel caravan, with one small donkey besides. This work differs quite noticeably from the daytime version. The blocks that show the distant background have been replaced by a deep sky pierced with stars. 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 176.
Seal: Jizuri (“self-printed”) in ink
Signature: Yoshida in ink and Hiroshi Yoshida in pencil