Outskirt of a Village

Maker(s)
Artist: Yoshida Hiroshi 吉田博 (1876-1950)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, 1932
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 28.4 x 40 cm (11 3/16 x 15 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of H. Ed Robison in memory of Katherine W. Robison
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1996.28
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
camel, Japan, Showa era (1926 - 1989), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1996
Henry Edwin Robison (1913-2008), Palo Alto, CA, to 1996

From 1996
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Henry Edwin Robison in 1996

Previous Owner(s)

Henry Edwin Robison 1913-2008

Label

On the outskirts of Lahore in present-day Pakistan, Yoshida Hiroshi made this sketch of the approach to the city.  A group of camels and their keepers rest in the foreground as many people and animals approach a small gate in the city wall.  Dim light from the rising sun is just beginning to appear above the buildings.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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