KOSON -- Crow on Snow-covered Willow at Dawn (#3)

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Title "Crow on Snow-covered Willow at Dawn" (given name)
Date ca1910-20's
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 1/2 x 14 3/4 ("tanzaku")
Impression Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; "gauffraged" accumulation of snow; light "burnishing" to black wing-feathers; faint woodgrain visible; fine detailing.
Condition Good. Somewhat faded colors. Clean backside. (Trimmed to image edge at bottom and left; staining bottom area--but NOT as dark as image indicates.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# S5.5; Watanabe 1936 Catalogue #257.
Comments Classic Koson "crow on a branch" image set against an orange sky. Compare with BG-292.
Item # BG-291
Price $450 (Reserved)