Yoshida 吉田博: A Glimpse of Ueno Park 上野公園 (Sold)

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Artist: Yoshida Hiroshi (1876-1950)
Title: A Glimpse of Ueno Park 上野公園
Date: 1937

Women clad in traditional Japanese attire stroll the grounds of Ueno Park during cherry blossom viewing season. The air above and surrounding the famous pagoda of Kaneiji Temple is completely filled with cherry blossoms of numerous varieties. We see small puddles of beautifully reflecting water on either side of the path that indicate the recent spring rains.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban (39.5 x 27 cm)
Publisher: Self-published by the artist.
Literature: Ogura, Yoshida Hiroshi zenhangashu (The Complete Woodblock Prints of Hiroshi Yoshida), 1987, p. 153, no. 218. See Toledo Museum of Art online,
Seal: Artist’s red seal, lower right and jizuri ("self-printed") in left margin
Signature: Hiroshi Yoshida in pencil and Yoshida in ink