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Yoshida Hiroshi Victoria Memorial

Item No A1-93-190
Title Victoria Memorial
Artist Yoshida Hiroshi
Date 1931
Condition Excellent
Size 27.5×40.5cm
Price SOLD

Yoshida Hiroshi
Shinhanga artist. Grown up as an adapted son to a drawing teacher, then left home and went up to the capital. Learned at Fudosha hosted by Koyama Shotaro. Became a member of Meiji Bijutsukai and later founded Taiheiyogakai himself. In 1899, he flew over to USA and travelled through the country throwing an oil painting exhibition in various places. Afterwards, he often visited overseas to collect painting subjects or hold viewings. He produced a number of landscape prints along with Kawase Hasui under Watanabe Shozaburo.