#JP110258
Toshihide (1863-1925)

Maple Leave Viewing

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#JP110258
Toshihide (1863-1925)
Maple Leave Viewing
Series:
The Eighteen Famous Scenes
Medium:
Woodblock Print
Date:
1899
Size:
15" x 18.5"
Signature:
Oju Gosai
Condition:
Very good color, impression and state, light creases to paper, light soiling, embellished with embossing and burnishing.
$450.00

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Publisher:
Akiyama
Seals:
Gosai

About the artist

Toshihide (1862/ 1863 – 1925) was originally called Toyohiko and started off his career under the guidance of the western style painter Kunisawa Shikuro. In 1877, Toshihide began to study printmaking under Yoshitoshi. Toshihide’s best work is seen in his prints of the Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese Wars. These designs stand out from the work of his contemporaries, as Toshihide did turn to caricature, but granted the Chinese and Russian soldiers dignity. He also produced a very well-received series called Twelve Aspects of Beautiful Women in 1901. This series reflected the influence of Yoshitoshi, Toshihide's teacher, and his similar 1888 series entitled Thirty Two Types of Women.

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