Toshi Yoshida (1911 - 1995)
Stone Lanterns, 1941
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.
Stone Lanterns - A beautiful image in a classic Japanese garden. A man is tending the bonsai among the ancient stone lanterns in this tranquil corner of the world.
Signed - Toshi Yoshida in English in the margin and Japanese within the image (with chop)
Titled - Stone Lanterns, English and Japanese
Image size - 6 5/8" x 9 3/8"
Condition - Excellent, no toning, tears, not mounted, full margins