Toshi Yoshida (1911 - 1995)
Monument Valley, 1971
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.
Monument Valley - This incredible large woodblock print of Monument Valley is one of the best Toshi Yoshida prints of all time. Yoshida's North American subjects are breathtaking images from his travels in the US. The sun is setting the rocks are glowing in orange/rust colors. The splendor of Monument Valley is captured in Yoshida's wonderful print.
Signed - Toshi Yoshida in English in the margin and Japanese within the image (with chop)
Titled - Monument Valley, English and Japanese
Image size - 19 1/2" x 11 3/4" (rare extra large woodblock print)
Condition - Excellent, no toning, tears, not mounted, full margins