From the Ryogoku Bridge

Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995

From the Ryogoku Bridge
  • Artist : Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995
  • Series : Tokyo at Night
  • Date : 1939
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 930429
  • Condition : No condition problems to note
  • Dimensions : 6 7/8 x 9 1/2 inches
  • Comments : Pencil signature; jikoku seal, signifying that the blocks were self-carved; the bridge was built in 1659 spanning the Sumida River just upstream of its confluence with the Kanda River
  • Provenance : Yoshida Family Collection
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  • Price : $600


About The Artist

Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995

Born in Tokyo. Studied oil painting with his father Yoshida Hiroshi and block carving with Maeda Yujiro. Graduated in 1935 from school of Taiheiyogakai. Traveled widely in India, Europe, and U.S. Member of Nihon Hanga Kyokai from 1952 and Graphic Arts Club. Represented in international competitions in Switzerland, Australia, Canada, Mexico, and elsewhere. Carries on the Yoshida workshop and tradition. In the early Showa period he worked in a realistic manner. After World War II he turned .....

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