Hiroshi Yoshida "Ohara Beach"
Japanese woodblock print
21 1/2 x 16 1/8" sheet size, double oban
Large red Jizuri seal in left margin, red "Cutting Brocade" seal lower right
Rare block set proof, titled in fountain pen
This print would have been kept with the blocks as a master copy. Hiroshi Yoshida would have been very involved with the printing.
Very faint seal in print near horizon on left, not noticeable
Excellent color and impression, never mounted
Yoshida recorded using eight blocks and thirty-one impressions to make this print
This is one of Yoshida's best prints showing the bright sun hitting the water
Ohara Beach is in Isumi in Chiba Prefecture