Toshi Yoshida (1911 - 1995)
Mt Rainier in Winter, 1972
Toshi Yoshida - Toshi Yoshida was the son of Hiroshi Yoshida, one of the most famous woodblock print artists of the 20th century. He followed the family tradition, and centuries old Japanese craft, of woodblock printmaking adopting and developing his signature style. His close relationship with his father was instrumental in the pursuit of his art. Together, father and son traveled Japan, and the globe, examining and sketching people and places around them.
Mt Rainier in Winter - The snow covered mountain stands majestically behind a pine grove in the foothills. The quiet beauty of this mid winter scene is captivating.
Signed - Toshi Yoshida in English in the margin and Japanese within the image (with chop)
Titled - Mt Rainier in Winter, English and Japanese
Image size - 19 1/2" x 11 3/4" (rare extra large woodlock print)
Condition - Excellent, no toning, tears, not mounted, full margins