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森 (Woods)

Love and Hate

Japanese Color Woodblock Print

森 (Woods)

by Yoshida Hodaka, 1955


IHL Cat. #1247

About This Print

Created during what may have been a transitional period for Hodaka, between his Buddhist themed prints and his Primitive prints1, the artist gives us a semi-abstracted wooded landscape by moonlight.

1 see Hodaka Yoshida (1926-1995) "Stages of Artistic Development" under the artist's biography on this site.

Print Details
 IHL Catalog #1247
 Title 森 (Woods)
 Series n/a
 Yoshida Hodaka (1926-1995)
 Pencil signed by artist - Hodaka Yoshida in English lower right of image and 吉田穂高in Kanji in lower right margin
unread seal of artist
 Publication Date 1955
 Edition 169/200
 Publisher self-published
 Impression excellent
 Colors excellent
 Condition good - margins partially trimmed (originally approx. 23 x 16 1/2 in.); toning, primarily seen in margins and verso; 1/2" paper tear in upper left margin repaired verso (image not effected)
 Genre sosaku hanga (creative print)
 H x W Paper 18 1/4 x 11 15/16 in. (46.4 x 30.3 cm)
 H x W Image 16 1/2 x 9 3/8 in. (42 x 23.8 cm)
 Collections This Print Museum of Modern Art 82.1957; Yale University Art Gallery 1968.80.140; Collections Database Five Colleges and Historic Deerfield Museum Consortium MH 1956.78.Q.R11
 Reference Literature