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Yoshida Hiroshi@12 Scenes in the Japan Alps, Yarigadake

Item No A1-95-088-01
Title 12 Scenes in the Japan Alps, Yarigadake
Artist Yoshida Hiroshi
Date 1926
Condition Excellent
Size 27~40cm
Price SOLD
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Yoshida Hiroshi
1876-1950
Shinhanga artist. Grown up as an adapted son to a drawing teacher, then left home and went up to the capital. Learned at Fudosha hosted by Koyama Shotaro. Became a member of Meiji Bijutsukai and later founded Taiheiyogakai himself. In 1899, he flew over to USA and travelled through the country throwing an oil painting exhibition in various places. Afterwards, he often visited overseas to collect painting subjects or hold viewings. He produced a number of landscape prints along with Kawase Hasui under Watanabe Shozaburo.