Yoshida: El Capitan
Artist: Yoshida Hiroshi
Title: El Capitan
Date: 1925 (Taishô 14)
El Capitan, one of the world’s tallest monoliths, rising vertically above the Yosemite Valley. This is one of Yoshida’s most sought-after North American scenes, and his only view of California. Hiroshi wrote that when he visited Yosemite he craned his neck at the sight for so long that his neck hurt. With the early, brown “jizuri” seal.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Literature: Abe catalog number 10, page 39.
Seal: Jizuri (“self-printed”) (early red seal)
Signature: Yoshida (in brush) with Hiroshi seal in red