Hiroshi Yoshida, Fuji from Funatsu, Shin Hanga, Landscape

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Original Japanese woodblock print. 

Artist: Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950)
Title: Fuji from Funatsu
Series: Ten Views of Fuji
Date: 1928
Dimensions: 27.3 x 40.6 cm

Printed and signed by the artist


A snow capped Mt Fuji looms over the small station town of Funatsu. Located near Lake Kawaguchi, a part of the Fuji Five Lakes, the scene is particularly quiet and still. The sacred mountain has been a common motif throughout Japan’s artistic history. Hiroshi’s depiction of it here is exemplary of the shin-hanga style of the early Showa period (1926-1989), rendered with a keen attention to realism and light.

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Artist Name Hiroshi Yoshida
Title Fuji from Funatsu
Subject Landscapes, Modern/Shin-Hanga
Dimensions 27.3 x 40.6 cm