'Temple in the Wood'This print depicts a small temple in the forest, with deer gathered at the site, set near a stream in a densely wooded grove. The reindeer move around freely in this natural habitat. This woodblock print was introduced in 1940. This is a lifetime edition, cmid-1940s. It is a classic example of Hiroshi Yoshida's mastery of the shin hanga movement. It is oban size, a nice large woodblock print, in a complementary frame. The print size is 15.25" x 10.5", and the frame measures 21" x 15.5". This is a beautiful print, in typical Yoshida style. It has Yoshida's Kanji cipher, along with its Kanji and English title and Yoshida's signature in pencil. Yoshida self-published. P25226

Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950) 'Temple in the Wood'