Yoshida: Snake Charmers
Artist: Yoshida Hiroshi
Title: Snake Charmers
Series: India and Southeast Asia
Date: 1932 (Showa 7)
A curious group gathers in partial shade around snake charmers plying for business in this view near a large white gate. There seem to be no westerners or east Asians at all in this crowd. These views of India and Pakistan before Partition are very interesting. Provenance: Purchased directly from the Yoshida Family, this work has never been circulated.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban 28 x 40.5 cm
Publisher: Self-published by the artist.
Literature: Abe catalog number 171.
Seal: Jizuri (“self-printed”) in ink
Signature: Yoshida in ink and Hiroshi Yoshida in pencil