Machikado no Shinwa (Mythology of the Street corner)

Hodaka Yoshida


Extremely rare print of "Machikado no Shinwa" (Mythology of the Street corner) by Hodaka Yoshida (1926~1995). You can see same print at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo. Technic of this print is Woodcut and anastatic print. I am surprised by his art every time by his incredible imagination and unique sense. Please see beautiful bokashi shading and striking lines. This is pencil signed "Hodaka Yoshida", dated '76 and numbered 40/60 by the artist. This is sheet 40 of 60. Limited edition size of only 60 prints. Every year it is more harder to find Hodaka's print.

Technique: Woodcut and anastatic print.
Paper size: 16 and 1/4 by 21and 1/4 inches
Image size: 13 and 3/4 by 18 and 3/8 inches
Sheet number: 40/60
Date: 1976
Signed: Pencil signed "Hodaka Yoshida"on the bottom margin. Tape residues on the bottom edge on verso.
Condition: Good condition, Slightly toned and some foxing on margins as shown. They will be matted out nicely when framed. Image part is outstanding.