Shin Hanga prints

  Design: Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950)  
  Series title: The Inland Sea Series  
  Title: Glittering sea  
  Size: 37.1 x 24.6 cm  
  Posthumous printing from the original woodblocks    
  Photography: Jacques Commandeur
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Artist’s signature (Yoshida) and red artist’s seal (Hiroshi) in bottom right corner of the print:

HiroshiYoshida Seal

Original publication date in left margin:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
tai big  
shō just  
ten Made in the
go five 15th year of
nen year the Taishō era
saku make (i.e., 1926)

Followed by series and print title:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
se shallows  
to door  
nai inside  
kai sea The Inland
shū gather Sea Series
hika shine  
umi sea Glittering sea

Block signed print title (Glittering sea) and artist’s name (Hiroshi Yoshida) in bottom margin.

This reprint published by the Yoshida Family Studio. The note ‘181076’ in black pencil on the verso suggests this reprint was published on the 18th of October 1976.


Provenance: The Ukiyo-e Gallery of Thomas Crossland and Andreas Grund

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