Hiroshi Yoshida, Omuro, Ninna-ji Temple in Kyoto

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Original Japanese woodblock print. 

Artist: Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950)
Title: Omuro
Date: 1940
Dimensions: 39.9 x 27 cm

Original pencil signature


Yoshida Hiroshi was one of the leading figures in the Shin-hanga movement. Hiroshi was successful from the early stage of his career. He was fortunate to have exhibited his paintings in oil and water colour in both Japan and overseas and to have won numerous art exhibition prizes.


In this print, visitors wearing kimono are entering Ninna-ji Temple in Kyoto. Cherry trees can be seen in bloom on the right-hand side. The structure of the temple dominates most of the print and its height is contrasted with that of the visitors approaching the gate.

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Artist Name Hiroshi Yoshida
Title Omuro
Subject Landscapes, Modern/Shin-Hanga
Condition Report Pinholes. Minor soiling on the margins.
Dimensions 39.9 x 27 cm