Condition – This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Light horizontal fold near bottom of left panel, light. A couple light creases at edges, small spot in margin. Please see photos for details. Beautiful, large format triptych depicting a garden with the “Three Friends of Winter, ” pine, bamboo, and plum. The trio of trees symbolizes steadfastness, perseverance, and resilience. At left, a tall pine towers over the garden pond, with stone slabs forming a bridge across the water below. In the center, a cluster of bamboo lines the walkway in from of a house. At right, a plum tree is covered with beautiful pink blossoms and buds, with a few birds perched on the branches. The pond is surrounded with shrubs and trees, with a row of evergreens shaded in blue and snow-capped mountains in the distance. A lovely design, commissioned by the Franklin Mint in 1980 and printed in Toshi Yoshida’s studio in Japan. The only triptych ever created by Toshi Yoshida, this beautiful image is rarely seen on the market and would make an impressive framed presentation. Signed – Toshi Yoshida in kanji in pencil in bottom margin of each panel. Artist – Toshi Yoshida (1911 – 1995). Image Size – Each image 19 5/8″ x 9 3/4″ + margins as shown. The item “Toshi Yoshida Friendly Garden Triptych Woodblock Prints Framed. 1980 Set Of 3″ is in sale since Monday, September 21, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints”. The seller is “ruslanastudio” and is located in Bradenton, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Age: 1980
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original