Toshi Yoshida - Japanese Wood Block Print - Irozaki Morning 1961
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Toshi Yoshida - Japanese Wood Block Print - Irozaki Morning 1961:
Toshi Yoshida (1911-1995) Japanese Woodblock Print - Irozaki Morning - 1961View of the rugged coastline of Irozaki on the Izu PeninsulaOne of four woodblock prints in the Yoshida Irozaki series: Morning, Day, Afternoon, and EveningToshi Yoshida was born in Tokyo, the eldest son of Hiroshi Yoshida the renowned Shin Hanga master. Under his father's influence, Toshi began to learn painting at age 3 and woodblock printing at age 13. In 1925-29 he studied oil painting at Taiheiyo Art School and in 1929 traveled with his father to India and Southeast Asia making sketches for future prints. In 1936 Toshi journeyed to China and Korea, and in 1952-53 he visited the US and Europe where he exhibited works and lectured about woodblock prints.Measures 15" x 11" inches - in excellent condition
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