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Maker(s):Yoshida Hodaka
Culture:Japanese (1926-1995)
Title:Yakushi-ji Tō Enbō (Yakushiji Distant View of Yakushi-ji, Nara)
Date Made:1954
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 16 in x 20 in; 40.6 cm x 50.8 cm; Sheet: 11 1/16 in x 15 7/8 in; 28.1 cm x 40.3 cm; Image: 9 13/16 in x 14 13/16 in; 24.9 cm x 37.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (graphite): Hodaka Yoshida; SEAL: recto, lwr. r. (red ink, within image): [Japanese character, Hodaka]; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (graphite): Distant View Yakushi-ji, Nara; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Yakushiji-to enbo]; DATE: recto, ctr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, senkyuhyakkugojuyon nen saku]; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. l. (grey ink): [Japanese character, Nihon no koji]; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. r. (graphite): 2.
Accession Number:  MH 1964.145.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Dorothy L. Blair (Class of 1914)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A horizontal print showing a view across a yard in front of a low traditional building complex with two trees of different types standing out in the middle. Woods and the top of a pagoda in the background. One figure bends down beside the gate to the left and an adult and a kid to the right besides a body of water.

landscapes; fields; buildings; pagodas; landscapes

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