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Yoshida Hiroshi (1876-1950)
Pilgrims with horses in the morning dawn on their way to the summit of Mt. Fuji. They are taking a rest at the so called horse turning point (umagaeshi), the highest point unto which it was possible to climb the mountain by horse.
Title: Umagaeshi (The Horse Turnback)
Series: Fuji jûkkei (Ten Views of Mt. Fuji)
Signature: Yoshida (hand-signed in ink at bottom right), pencil signature Hiroshi Yoshida in bottom right margin
Jizuri seal (self-printed) in upper left margin
Date: Shôwa 3 (1928)
Size: Vertical Oban, 37,5 x 24,7 cm (image size)
Excellent impression and colours. Paper a little bit age tanned, partly uneven toning. Pencil inscription in bottom margin partially rubbed off, a small creased area and short tear in bottom margin. Overall very good condition. Early impression, printed by Yoshida himself.
Ogura (Abe) No. 52 (Ill.). Also MFA Boston No. 52.337, Brooklyn Museum No. 1997.60.6