Artist: Yoshida Hiroshi 吉田博 (1876-1950)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, 1927
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
H x W: 27.7 x 40.6 cm (10 7/8 x 16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds and partial gift of H. Ed Robison
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Woodblock print

boat, Japan, river, Showa era (1926 - 1989), WWII-era provenance
Provenance research underway.

The Kiso River flows from the Japan Alps through the region near Nagoya. Its lower regions are famous for their rapids. Here Yoshida Hiroshi shows a wide and calm stretch of the river with a castle visible atop the hill and fishing boats in the foreground. Deep blue and gray tones in the landscape and the warm glow of the sky suggest a time of day near sunset.

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