THE YOSHIDA FAMILY OF WOODBLOCK ARTISTS.
HIROSHI YOSHIDA was born in 1886 and lived until 1950 and began his artistic life a a painter moving to woodblock prints in the first quarter of the 1900s. He quickly became a leading figure in the Shin Hanga movement of the time and created a number of woodblock prints in this style.
TOSHI YOSHIDA was the first son of Hiroshi Yoshida born in 1911 and he lived until 1995. He learned painting and woodblock print making from his father from an early age and is thought of as one of the 20th Century masters of the art form. In 1936 he lived for some time in Korea and China and after the second world war he traveled to many places in the world. In 1980 he opened a woodblock print making school in Nagano.
TOSHI YOSHIDA: #P4587 PINE TREE IN THE FRIENDLY GARDEN
From the three scene series The Friendly Garden in ORIGINAL FRAME
SIZE: 77.5cm x 39.5cm (30.5 inches x 15.4 inches) to outside of frame.
Artist’s signature and seal in lower right of scene with Franklin Mint Copyright dated 1979 on back of frame.
PRICE: Aust$750.00 Export
Aust$825.00 Including GST SOLD
HODAKA YOSHIDA is the second son Hiroshi Yoshida. He was born in 1926 and began his career as an artist creating woodblock prints in 1950. His first exhibition was only one year later at the Hanga Kyokai – Japan Print Association – annual exhibition . He never created a huge number of woodblock scenes preferring to focus on expanding his unique, individual style.
HODAKA YOSHIDA: #P1874 LANDSCAPE PISCES
FABULOUS VERY RARE, VERY LARGE LIMITED EDITION.
HAND SIGNED, NUMBERED 15 of ONLY 100 EVER CREATED AND DATED 1973 ALL IN PENCIL BY THE ARTIST IN THE BOTTOM MARGIN.
SIZE: 55.5cm X 41cm (21.6 inches x 16.2 inches)
IN AS NEW CONDITION, KEPT IN SAFE STORAGE SINCE PURCHASED MANY YEARS AGO AND A VERY VALUABLE WOODBLOCK PRINT.
PRICE: Aust$2350.00 Export
Aust$2585 Including GST
TSUKASA YOSHIDA is the second son Toshi Yoshida. He was born in 1949. His woodblock prints display a unique style and in 1981 he took part in the exhibition “Three Generations” held in the famous Philadelphia Art Museum which was entirely devoted to the Yoshida family. Tsukasa represented the third generation in this museum art show and continues to produce fabulous art works in honour of his family.
TSUKASA YOSHIDA: #P2402 MOON
A SUPER RARE ORIGINAL SCENE
EXTRA LARGE SIZE: 42cm x 27.5cm (16.5 inches x 10.9 inches)
PENCIL SIGNED AND TITLED BY THE ARTIST
IN AS NEW CONDITION.
PRICE: Aust$1450.00 Export
Aust$1595 Including GST SOLD
Other Contemporary Artists
We also stock Japanese woodblock prints by the following contemporary artists. Just click on the name to go direct to their individual page.
Also please view our More Contemporary Artists page for prints by: Kimura, Yoshiharu; Maeda, Koichi; Morimura, Rai; Nagai, Kyoshi; Ohtsu, Kazuyuki; Osanai, Toshikage; Tanaka, Yoko.