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Ueno Koen (A Glimpse of Ueno Park)

Hiroshi Yoshida


This print was printed 1937. Dated "Showa 12 nen" (1937) , "Jizuri" seal, and title "Ueno Park" on the left margin. Title "A Glimpse of Ueno Park" and signature "Hiroshi Yoshida" by hand in pencil on the bottom margin. Brush signature "Yoshida" with red "Hiroshi" seal at lower right. Yoshida's pencil signed prints with Jizuri seal are highly collectible prints, however now extremely hard to find. Most have printed signatures and made after his death(1950). "Jizuri" seal on Yoshida Hiroshi prints is the notation he used to signify that the block was carved and printed under his supervision and met his quality requirement. It is only used on lifetime prints.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 10 and 3/4 inches by 16 inches
Sheet number: N/A
Date: Dated "Showa 12 nen" (1937)
Signed: signature "Hiroshi Yoshida" by hand in pencil on the bottom margin
Condition: Excellent condition for it's age. Paper has typical moderate toning for it's age. This print has a good colors and impression. A few minor ink smudge on the margin.