Amagasa (Umbrella)

Toshi Yoshida


Very beautiful woodblock print is by Toshi Yoshida. Printed Showa 15 nen (1919). Pencil-signed "Toshi Yoshida" by artist, English title "Umbrella" (impressed) on the bottom margin. "Jikoku" (carved by self), "Showa 15nen" (1919) and Japanese title "Amagasa" on left margin. Red gourd seal in right margin. This is rare lifetime edition. This is just one scene of everyday life. However, this print has very elegant mood and stillness.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 8 and 1/4 x 10 and 3/4 inches
Image size: 6 and 3/4 x 9 and 3/8 inches
Sheet number: N/A
Date: 1919
Signed: Pencil-signed "Toshi Yoshida" by artist on the bottom margin.
Condition: Outstanding condition. A few minor ink smudges on the margin.