Yoshida Hiroshi 吉田博: Bamboo Wood 竹林 (SOLD)

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Artist: Yoshida Hiroshi (1876-1950) 吉田博
Title:  Bamboo Wood 竹林
Date: 1939

Nestled within a protective grove of giant bamboo in Saitama Prefecture, we see a hen and chicks looking very much at home. There are many shades of green given to the bamboo stalks. Glimpsed in the background is the outline of a small structure, most likely a stone shrine. 

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. .
Dimensions: 40.6 x 26.7 cm
Publisher: Self-published by the artist.
Literature: Ogura, Yoshida Hiroshi zenhangashu (The Complete Woodblock Prints of Hiroshi Yoshida), 1987, no. 159. See MFA, AIC Museums online.
Seal: Artist’s red seal, lower right and "jizuri" in left margin
Signature: Hiroshi Yoshida in pencil and Yoshida in ink