Summer – Four Seasons of the Oak Tree

Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995

Summer – Four Seasons of the Oak Tree
  • Artist : Yoshida, Toshi, 1911-1995
  • Date : undated
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 910910
  • Condition : Printing smudges in margins
  • Dimensions : 5 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches
  • Comments : From a set of four prints showing the oak tree from the home of Louis and Elsi Hill, commissioned for use as greeting cards. Later the images were used as the outside cover images for The Legacy Project - Remembering Louis W. Hill, Jr. Through Oral Histories; Interviews with Family, Friends, and Colleagues on the Life of the Founder of the Grotto Foundation, Inc., compiled by Elizabeth Burns, Ph.D., 1998
  • Provenance : Yoshida Family Collection
  • Price : $200

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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