Yoshida: Willow and Stone Bridge
Artist: Yoshida Hiroshi
Title: Willow and Stone Bridge
Date: 1926 (Taisho 15)
Taisho-period work showing two ladies crossing a stone bridge over a pond with flowering lotus plants. Willow trees hang their branches over the water. Dated Taishô 15 left margin and titled “Yanagi ni shakkyo”. 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.
Dimensions: ôban 40 x 27.5 cm
Publisher: Self-published by the artist.
Literature: Abe catalog number 80.
Seal: Jizuri (“self-printed”) in ink
Signature: Yoshida in ink and Hiroshi Yoshida in pencil