Four Gardens: A Garden by the Lakeside (A Garden by Biwa Lake)
(Niwa yon dai: Kohan no Niwa)
signed in sumi ink, Yoshida with artist's seal Hiroshi, with jizuri (self-printed) seal on left margin followed by the date Showa hachinen saku (Showa 8 ), the title printed in English on the bottom margin, A Garden by Biwa Lake with penciled signature Hiroshi Yoshida, with karazuri (blind-printed) artist's baren-shaped and Hiroshi seal embossed beneath, 1933
oban yoko-e 10 7/8 by 15 7/8 in., 27.7 by 40.4 cm
According to Ogura, this is a view of the cottage garden of the Nihonga painter Yamamoto Shunkyo (1871-1933).
Ogura, Yoshida Hiroshi zenhangashu (The Complete Woodblock Prints of Hiroshi Yoshida), Abe Shuppan, Tokyo, 1987, p. 107, no. 135
(inv. no. 10-5295)
price: $2,300 (reserved)
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