Hiroshi Yoshida, Miho Cape, Shin-Hanga

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Artist: Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950)

Title: Miho Cape

Date: 1935

Publisher: Original pencil signature 

Condition: Discolouration and paper residue from previous mounting. Pinholes on top corners. 

Dimensions: 40.6 x 27.2 cm


The bay of Miho in Shizuoka Prefecture is famed for its twisting seaside pines. The locale became the setting for a story that has permeated throughout Japanese folklore and literature, Hagoromo (The Feather Mantle). So lovely were Miho's sandy shores and pines quivering in the ocean breeze, that an angel could not help herself from exploring the earthly paradise, almost to her own misfortune. The story is so tightly linked with the area that both are almost synonymous with one another. Hiroshi Yoshida captures a calm view right at the edge of the waves, focusing on the magnificent form of Fuji from across the bay. 

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Artist Name Hiroshi Yoshida
Title Miho Cape
Subject Landscapes, Modern/Shin-Hanga
Condition Report Discolouration and paper residue from previous mounting. Pinholes on top corners.
Dimensions 40.6 x 27.2 cm
Publisher Self Published