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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst


Maker(s):Yoshida Hiroshi
Culture:Japanese (1876-1950)
Title:Nōka (Farm House)
Date Made:1946 (Shōwa 21)
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: 10 5/8 in x 15 7/8 in; 27 cm x 40.3 cm; Image: 9 11/16 in x 14 3/4 in; 24.6 cm x 37.5 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. l. (brush and black ink, within image): [Yoshida, Japanese character]; SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (graphite): Hiroshi Yoshida; MONOGRAM: recto, lwr. l. (stamp and red ink, within image): [Hiroshi, Japanese character]; STAMP: recto, ctr. l. (stamp and black ink): [Jizuri, Japanese character]; DATE: recto, ctr. l. (etching); [Shōwa nijuichi nen saku, Japanese character]; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. l. (etching): [Nôka, Japanese character]; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. ctr. (graphite): Farm House; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. r. (graphite): 5
Accession Number:  MH 1964.126.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Dorothy L. Blair (Class of 1914)

Interior of a farmhouse kitchen: a maid is tending the fire; the housewife prepares food. The lush green beyond the doorway emphasizes the dark, cool interior of a typical farmhouse.

interiors; houses; farms

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