Toshi Yoshida (1911 - 1995)
Ishiyama Temple, 1946
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.
Ishiyama Temple - The beautiful interior scene of the Ishiyama temple with visitors in traditional kimonos. Under the huge temple roof, the scene is shadowed, the bright sunlight is seen beyond- wonderful.
Signed - Toshi Yoshida in English in the margin and Japanese within the image (with chop)
Titled - Ishiyama Temple, English and Japanese
Image size - 14 1/2" x 9 1/2"
Condition - Excellent, no toning, tears, not mounted, full margins