biography of Hiroshi YOSHIDA (1876-1950)

Personal data


Birth : 09/19/1876 - Kurume, Japan
Death : 04/05/1950 - Tokyo, Japan
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Japan

Address



Family relations

Father of Toshi YOSHIDA [ 1911-1995 ]
Father of Hodaka YOSHIDA [ 1926-1995 ]

Education

Pupil of / student of Koyama SHOTARO [ 1857-1916 ]

Professional data


Work and Life

1936:Travels to China and Korea
1929 – 1930:Travels to India
1925:Has his own printmaking workshop
1923 – 1925:Third travel to USA, Europe and Africa
1921 – 1923:Works in Watanabe Shozaburo’s print store until it was destroyed, Tokyo, Japan
1904:Second travel to the USA, returns to Japan via Egypt
1899 – 1900:First travel to Europe and USA
Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan


Affiliated to an association

Nihon Sangakuga Kyokai – Japan Alpine Artist Association – Japan
1902 : Taiheiyo Gakai – Pacific Art Association – Tokyo, Japan

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting :
Print-Multiple : Woodcut

Subject

architecture
women
war
landscape

Artistic periods

1920 : Turns to wood-block prints
Starts as a painter in oil and watercolour
Does western-style paintings in the 1890s with western techniques

Movements and styles

Shin Hanga
Japanese Prints

Works

Southern Japan Alps Collection
Date of creation : 1928
Medium : Engraving
 
Twelve Scenes in the Japan Alps
Date of creation : 1926
Medium : Engraving
 
Grand Canyon
Date of creation : 1925
Medium : Woodcut
 
Rapids
Date of creation : 1910
Medium : Oil
Size : 119 x 149 cm
 
Memories of Japan
Date of creation : 1899
Medium : Watercolour
 
Sumidagawa (Sumida River, Afternoon)
Medium : Engraving
Size : 10 x 15 cm
 
Hiratsuka Castle
Medium : Engraving
 
Kono Matsuri (Kono Festival)
Medium : Engraving
Size : 15 x 10 cm
 

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Group exhibitions

2000

An Art Reborn: Modern Japanese Prints from the AMAM Collection
Allen Memorial Art Museum – Oberlin OH, United States
02/18/2000 – 06/18/2000

1999

Modern woodblock prints
Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum – Nagano, Japan
1999

1936

Modern Japanese Prints
The Toledo Museum of Art – Toledo OH, United States
1936

1930

Modern Japanese Prints
The Toledo Museum of Art – Toledo OH, United States
1930

1904

St. Louis World Fair – Exposition Universelle
Saint Louis MO, United States
1904

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

1994

Modern Japanese Prints 1912-1989
Publisher: British Museum Press – 46 Bloomsbury Street – London, United Kingdom
Author: Smith Lawrence
1994

1986

Kawase Hasui and His Contemporaries: The Shin Hanga (New Print) Movement in Landscape Art
Publisher: Everson Museum of Art – 401 Harrison Street – Syracuse NY, United States
Author: Pachter Irwin
1986


Catalogues raisonnés

1987

The complete Woodblock Prints of Yoshida Hiroshi
Publisher: ABE Corporation – 4-30-12 Kamimeguro – Tokyo, Japan
1987
ISBN : 4-87242-121-3

Legals