Toshi Yoshida, "Urayasu"
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The quiet bustle of Urayasu, a fishing village in Chiba Prefecture, is beautifully captured in this masterfully detailed design imbued throughout with soft colors. Pencil-signed by the artist, this woodblock print comes directly from the Yoshida family estate and has never been been displayed. A rarely available early-state.
Size: Oban (approx. 9" x 15")
Published by Artist (pencil-signed)
Frame Shown: 16" x 24" x 1/2" Classic Wood, Walnut
Toshi Yoshida (1911-1995) is one of the twentieth century's most important woodblock print artists. Toshi is part of a long and famous line of past and present artists whose influence and popularity persist to this day. His father, Hiroshi Yoshida, was a master painter and woodblock print artists at the height of the shin-hanga print movement.