The set includes 5 prints, plus an explanatory sheet, showing the colors and blocks used to develop a finished print, as well as the original wrapper. There is a stamped signature on prints numbers 4 and 5, as in all examples of this set. Dimensions shown are for image size of each print.
Born in Kurume, Fukuoka prefecture. Original name Ueda Hiroshi. Studied with Yoshida Kasaburo, his adoptive father. Also studied with Tamura Soritsu in Kyoto in 1893; went to Tokyo in 1894 to study with Koyama Shotaro at Fudosha. In 1899 traveled in the U.S. with Nakagawa Hachiro; exhibited paintings in New York, Boston, and elsewhere. Founding member of Taiheiyogakai in 1902. Traveled to Europe 1903-1905. In 1907 he married Fujio, third daughter of the Yoshida family into which he had be.....Learn More