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24 Japanese Woodblock Prints That Will Take Your Breath Away

How are these even real?

Hiroshi Yoshida was a 20th-century Japanese painter and woodblock print maker, noted for his absolutely breathtaking landscape prints.

“Bamboo Wood”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

 

1. “Sekishozan”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

2. “Breithorn”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

3. “Peaceful Riishiri”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

4. “A Beach in Boshu”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

Yoshida travelled extensively, and was particularly known for his images of non-Japanese subjects done in traditional Japanese woodblock style.

5. “The Sphinx”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

6. “Niagara Falls”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

7. “Golden Pagoda in Rangoon”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

8. “Acropolis Ruins at Night”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

9. “Petra”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

10. “Ghat in Benares”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

11. “Kura in Tomonoura”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

12. “Grand Canyon”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

13. “Koko”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

14. “Calm Wind”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

15. “Tsurugisan Morning”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

16. “Fujiyama from Okitsu” series

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

17. “Chionin Temple Gate”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

18. “Kanchenjanga, Afternoon”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

19. “Boats at Sunset”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

20. “Fujiyama from Okitsu” series

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

21. “Sacred Bridge”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

22. “Hirosaki Castle”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

23. “Kameido Bridge”

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

24. “Fujiyama from Okitsu” series

Hiroshi Yoshida/Toledo Museum of Art

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