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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 Tōshi
Culture:Japanese (1911-1995)
Title:Shirasagi-jō (Shirasagi Castle)
Date Made:1942 (Shōwa 17)
Type:Print
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 14 1/16 in x 18 1/16 in; 35.7 cm x 45.9 cm; Sheet: 7 7/8 in x 10 5/8 in; 20 cm x 27 cm; Image: 6 13/16 in x 9 1/2 in; 17.3 cm x 24.1 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (black ink, within image): [Japanese character, Toshi]; SEAL: recto, lwr. r. (stamp with red ink, within image): [Japanese character, Yoshida]; SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (graphite): Toshi Yoshida; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Shirasagi Jo]; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (graphite): Shirasagi Castle; DATE: recto, ctr. l. (grey ink): [Japanese character, Showa Ju nana Nen saku].
Accession Number:  MH 1964.131.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Dorothy L. Blair (Class of 1914)
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Description:
Horizontal view of the white Himeji Castle (Shirasagi or "White Heron" Castle) in distance with field and a road in mid-ground and trees in the foreground.

Keywords/Tags:
Shin Hanga; landscapes

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