YOSHIDA HIROSHI (1876-1950)
Konoshima, from the series Setonaikaishu-dai ni (The Inland Sea--second series)
Woodcut, first 1930, second 1931, third 1937, titled in Roman script in pencil as above, each signed in brush in Japanese Yoshida, in pencil in Roman script Hiroshi Yoshida and dated, sealed in red Hiroshi, jizuri seals--very good impressions, faded and yellowed, mat and other stains and soiling, pin holes on corners, foxing on third
11 1/8 x 15¼in. (28.4 x 39.3cm.) each approx.
KAWASE HASUI (1883-1957)
Magome no tsuki (Moon at Magome), from the series Tokyo nijukkei (Twenty views of Tokyo)
Shato no yuki, Hiejinja (Snow in the shrine precints, Hie Shrine)
Woodcut, first 1930, second 1931 New Year's day, signed in Japanese Hasui and sealed in red Sui, titled as above in Japanese and dated in the margins, both published by Watanabe Shozaburo--very good impressions, color and condition
15 3/8 x 10 3/8in. (39.2 x 26.4cm.) each approx.
KASAMATSU SHIRO (1898-1991)
Sakura, Ueno Toshogu (Flowering cherry trees, Ueno Toshogu Shrine)
Woodcut, 1935, spring, signed in Japanese Shiro and sealed in red Kasa, published by Watanabe Shozaburo--very good impression, good color, two pin holes in left margin, one slight blue ink stain on upper right edge
15 7/8 x 10 3/8in. (39.8 x 26.4cm.) each approx.
See illustration of Hasui Shato no yuki (6)