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Five Works by Three Generations of Yoshida Family Artists

Yoshida, Hodaka (Japanese, 1926-95), Ancient People, 1956, woodblock print; ink and color on paper, 54.6 x 68.6 cm (21 1/2 x 27 in.), Harriet B. Bancroft Fund, 1962.33

Chinese Corner Gallery
August 7, 2013 - January 2014

This small exhibition includes woodblock prints by members of the famous Yoshida family, ranging from a work by Hiroshi (1876-1950), to prints by his two sons Tōshi (1911-95) and Hodaka (1926-95) and one by his grandson Tsukasa (b.1949). These artists relied on traditional Japanese woodblock print-making techniques and subject matter while also exploring individual artistic tastes and identities. Several of the prints reflect the family's appreciation of Western art and travel experiences abroad.

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tsukasa-2010-169 1987-78 1954-6 2010-55 1962-33