Hiroshi Yoshida
Raicho and Komagusa

Hiroshi Yoshida “Raicho and Komagusa” 1926 main image
Artist
Hiroshi Yoshida 吉田博
English title
Raicho and Komagusa
Japanese title
雷鳥とこま草
Series
Twelve Scenes in the Japan Alps 日本アルプス十二題の内
Date
Medium
Colour woodblock print on paper
Paper dimensions (h × w)
Image dimensions (h × w)
24.9 × 36.3 cm
Edition size
Open
Self-printing seal (jizuri 自摺)
Yes
1986 atozuri (110th anniversary)
Yes
Carver
Murakami
Printer
Subjects
Animals
1986 atozuri
Remarks
Two different states - one with gold background (ormolu) and one with silver background (mica).
50 impressions as at June 1929
Reprinted from 1986 to 1995 in a Japan Alps special edition of 380 (identified by 日本アルプス十二題 on upper margins). Part of Volume 3 (3 prints per volume; 4 volumes). Printer Komatsu Heihachi died in 2018 and his private cache of Japan Alps reprints was sent to market adding to the 380 atozuri prints.
References
Reference number
YH342