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Osaka Castle (Osaka-jô)

「大阪城」

Japanese
Shôwa era
1935 (Shôwa 10)
Artist Yoshida Hiroshi (Japanese, 1876–1950)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 40.7 x 27.3 cm (16 x 10 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2016.558

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 50.2954, 2016.558

This impression does not have the “jizuri” notation.

Signed

Yoshida (in Japanese, in block), Hiroshi Yoshida (in romanization, in pencil in lower right margin)

Markings

Artist's seal: Hiroshi

Provenance

1950, purchased in Japan by a rabbi from Cleveland, Ohio; before 1976, given by the rabbi to an unknown owner who moved from Cleveland, Ohio, to Lincoln, MA; 1976, sold at a yard sale in Lincoln, MA to Karen Anne Zee, Brookline, MA; 2016, gift of Karen Anne Zee and Eric Riedel to the MFA. (Accession date: November 9, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Karen Anne Zee and Eric Riedel