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In a Kyoto Sweets Shop


 Japanese Color Woodblock Print

In a Kyoto Sweets Shop

by Yoshida Tōshi, 1951

IHL Cat. #12

About This Print

A maiko is about to lift ohagi (a sweet made from boiled rice and red azuki beans) to her mouth, in this lovely, but empty, Kyoto sweets shop.

Print Details

 IHL Catalog  #12
 Title  In a Kyoto Sweets Shop
 京のしるこ屋 Kyo no shiruko-ya
 Yoshida Tōshi (1911-1995)
 Toshi Yoshida in English in bottom margin and "Toshi" in Japanese in lower right of image
 Seal  red "Yoshida" seal in lower right of image
 Publication Date  1951 original publication date
 Edition  Later edition date unknown, but likely after the artist's death and before 2000.  Signature is stamped rather than signed in pencil as were earlier editions.
 Publisher  Yoshida family studio
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  excellent
 Condition  excellent
 Genre  shin hanga (new prints)
 Format  oban-tate
 H x W Paper  15 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. (40.0 x 27.6 cm)
 H x W Image  14 3/4 x 9 5/8 in. (37.5 x 24.5 cm) 
 Collections This Print  Honolulu Museum of Art 25350
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