KOSON -- Tree Swallows and Banana Tree

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Title "Tree Swallows and Banana Tree" (given name)
Date c1910-23
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/2 x 14 ("tanzaku")
Impression Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; lightly "gauffrage" to banana tree and leaves; fine detailing.
Condition Fair. Clean backside. (Small repair top edge and lower corner; creasing; light soiling; and wear. Collector's notations verso.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-33.3.
Comments Three colorful tree swallows in flight under the leaves of a banana tree. PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
Item # BG-159
Price $225