Toshi Yoshida - Toshi Yoshida was the son of Hiroshi Yoshida, one of the most famous woodblock print artists of the twentieth 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 the people and places around them.
Although Yoshida's prints span a wide range of subjects, he is most well known for his lovely portrayals of everyday life in Japan and the beautiful countryside. His works often include the human element, adding a sense of scale and a personal quality to his remarkable landscapes. Softly colored and masterfully composed, Toshi Yoshida's evocative woodblock prints capture the beauty of Japan in his own unique style.
Snow Grouse (Raicho), 1930 - Handsome nature scene of a snow grouse and her four chicks. One of the chicks peers out from beneath the hen's feathers with an alert eye, as one of its siblings at left pecks at the ground. A lovely image with a beautiful, warm color palette and fine bokashi shading in the background.
Signed - With red artist's seal within image
Publisher - Self-published, later edition
Artist - Toshi Yoshida (1911 - 1995)
Image Size - 9 5/8" x 14 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.
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