Yoshida: Seta KarahashiYoshida: Seta Karahashi
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Yoshida Hiroshi (1876-1950)

A view of the long wooden Karahashi bridge, spanning the Seta river near the estuary into lake Biwa. The bridge, one of Japan’s three most famous bridges, is located in Ôtsu, Shiga Prefecture.

Title: Seta Karahashi (Die chinese-style bridge over Seta river)

Signature: Yoshida

Seal: Hiroshi

Date: Shôwa 8 (1933)

Size: Horizontal Ôban, 24,2 x 37,5 cm (image size)

Excellent impression, colours and condition. A usual small drying hole in the upper right corner. A little later impression from the original blocks.

Ogura Tadao, The Complete Woodblock Prints of Yoshida Hiroshi, Abe Publishing, Tokyo 1991 (2nd ed.), p. 134, No. 182 (Ill.)

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