Yoshida Hiroshi, ‘The Ajmer Gate at Jaipur’, 1931, Egenolf Gallery Japanese Prints & Drawing

Two elephants and their handlers pass through the bright pink and orange of Ajmer Gate in Jaipur in Rajasthan. It was one of seven gates in the city wall that encircled the old city. Provenance: Purchased directly from the Yoshida Family, this work has never been circulated. Extremely fresh and clean, and cannot be compared with examples that have been handled for decades. Mint.

Signature: Yoshida in ink and Hiroshi Yoshida in pencil. Sealed "jizuri" (self-printed), upper left.

Publisher: Self-published by the artist

Abe catalogue raisonne #159

Purchased directly from the artist's heirs.

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