Carp and Tortoises

Maker(s)
Artist: Yoshida Hiroshi 吉田博 (1876-1950)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, 1940
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 41.5 x 27.3 cm (16 5/16 x 10 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds and partial gift of H. Ed Robison
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2000.51
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
carp, Japan, pagoda, Showa era (1926 - 1989), tortoise, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Marking(s)

The "jizuri" (self-printed) seal in printed in the left-hand margin, followed by the date in Japanese, Showa 15 (1940), and the Japanese title.

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