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Maker(s):Yoshida Hiroshi
Culture:Japanese (1876-1950)
Title:Hansen: Yoru [Sailboats: Night], from the series Seto Naikai Shū [Inland Sea Collection]
Date Made:1926 (Taishō 15)
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 28 1/8 in x 22 in; 71.4 cm x 55.9 cm; Sheet: 21 7/16 in x 15 9/16 in; 54.5 cm x 39.5 cm; Image: 20 1/16 in x 14 1/4 in; 51 cm x 36.2 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (black ink, within image): [Japanese character, Yoshida]; MONOGRAM: recto, lwr. r. (red ink, within image): [Japanese character, Hiroshi]; TITLE: recto, ctr. l. (blue ink): [Japanese character, Seto Naikai Shu]; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Hansen Yoru]; DATE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Taisho Jugo nen Saku]; INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. l. (red ink): [Japanese character, Jizuri].
Accession Number:  MH 1964.111.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Dorothy L. Blair (Class of 1914)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A vertical woodblock print of a junk and dinghy done in the center, reflection in the water. All in blue tone. Shadow of another sailboat in the distance to the left and a horizontal row of lights in the distance. The sixth in a series of six studies of a junk and dinghy done under different light and meterological conditions on Japan's island sea. Fukei ga

landscapes; boats; seas; night

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