Carp in Pond

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Maker(s)
Artist: Yoshida Hiroshi 吉田博 (1876 - 1950)
Historical period(s)
Taisho era, 1926
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 41 x 27.5 cm (16 1/8 x 10 13/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Gallery funds and partial gift of H. Ed Robison
Accession Number
S1998.274
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
carp, child, family, fish, Japan, Taisho era (1912 - 1926), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Henry Edwin Robison 1913 - 2008

Label

Yoshida Hiroshi's family, including his elder son, Toshi, and his younger son, Hodaka, both of whom later became renowned print artists, are portrayed at the edge of a carp pond. Toshi is absorbed in sketching the fish as they gather for feeding.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with artist