Toshi Yoshida (1911 - 1995)
White Plum in the Farmyard, 1951
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.
White Plum in the Farmyard - Beautiful Yoshida image of a rural farmyard scene. Fantastic composition with the blossoming plum tree in the foreground, beautiful traditional farm buildings behind. Soft, pleasing color palette.
Signed - Toshi Yoshida in English in the margin and Japanese within the image (with chop)
Titled - White Plum in the Farmyard, English and Japanese
Image size - 9 5/8" x 14 5/8" + margins as shown
Condition - Excellent, no toning, tears, not mounted, full margins