Hiroshi Yoshida
Kagurazaka Street

Hiroshi Yoshida “Kagurazaka Street” 1929 woodblock print
Artist
Hiroshi Yoshida 吉田博
English title
Kagurazaka Street
Japanese title
神楽坂通 雨後の夜
Series
Twelve Scenes of Tokyo 東京拾二題
Date
Medium
Colour woodblock print on paper
Paper dimensions (h × w)
40.9 × 27.6 cm
Image dimensions (h × w)
37.5 × 24.5 cm
Edition size
Open
Self-printing seal (jizuri 自摺)
Yes
Posthumously restruck (stamped signatures, toku seal, atozuri 後摺 seal)
Yes
Carver
Printer
Subjects
Nighttime
Street scenes
Rain
Tokyo 東京
Remarks
Zinc keyblock
67-impression sheets from John Amoss
The 1980s restrikes have a special seal indicating fundraising for retrospective exhibition. Many copies of the 1980s restrike were uncharacteristically poorly printed - misregistered with overly wet printing.
References
Reference number
HY205