About This Image

Reproduced in "Art Photography in Japan 1920-1940", Charles Schwartz Ltd. and Howard Greenberg Gallery, NYC, 2003, plate 5.

Hirogane graduated from Tokyo's Commercial High School in 1916 and began working for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Nagoya as General Affairs accountant. His professional career allowed him the luxury of pursuing photography. He printed in both silver gelatin and bromoil. His subject matter, both rural and industrial scenes, are presumed to have been photographed around Aichi prefecture.

Hirogane made important contributions to the Pictorialist movement in Japan between the Wars.

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Untitled (Building Exterior)
Yoshiro Hirogane Untitled (Building Exterior)

Price $5,000

Main Image

Ref.# 7046

Medium Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

Photo Date c. 1920s  Print Date c. 1920s

Dimensions 9 x 10.5 in. (229 x 267 mm)

Photo Country Japan

Photographer Country Japan


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