Yoshida: Shokozan (Xiaogushan)
Artist: Yoshida Hiroshi
Title: Shokozan (Xiaogushan)
Date: 1932 (Showa 7)
The Chinese island of Xiaogushan rises steeply against the brownish waters of the surrounding seas. Yoshida made three sketching trips to China during the war. 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 233.
Seal: Jizuri (“self-printed”) in ink
Signature: Yoshida in ink and Hiroshi Yoshida in pencil