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Fujiyama From Miho, 1935 , Hiroshi Yoshida, 吉田 博 (1876–1950)

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Hiroshi Yoshida, 吉田 博 (1876–1950)

At the young age of 16, Hiroshi Yoshida learned western-style painting in the 1890s. Yoshida combined techniques of western-style oil painting with traditional Japanese print making.

His technique of overprinting of colours, blended adjacent colours giving his prints depth and perspective to flat and rigid forms that is common with print making.

Like the French Impressionists, Yoshida wanted to capture the momentary by exploring the effects of light. Yoshida’s distinct style of blending eastern and western sensibilities makes his works uniquely recognizable.

Print: Fujiyama from Miho, 1935