Hiroshi Yoshida - "Night in the Harbor" Woodblock Print

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Pre 1940: Item # 1257656

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An original Japanese woodblock print by the Shin Hanga artist Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950). In horizontal oban size depicting an ocean liner entering the port of Shanghai at night. Stamped "Minato no yoru ", date Showa 13 (1938), artist's seal and signature and jizuri (self-printed). Lower margin titled "Night in the Harbor" and signed "Hiroshi Yoshida" in pencil. This quite rare print by Yoshida is illustrated in "The Complete Woodblock Prints of Yoshida Hiroshi" plate No. 228. Condition: very good color and impression, the paper with some toning and creasing. Dimension sheet: 27.2 cm x 40.5 cm, image: 25 cm x 37.6 cm.