KOSON -- "Crow on Snow-covered Willow at Dawn" (#4)

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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 Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; "gauffraged" accumulation of snow; "burnishing" to black wing-feathers; woodgrain visible; fine detailing.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Very strong colors. Clean backside. Full, original margins. (Slight, narrow stain at lower left edge--otherwise flawless.)
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.
Item # BG-292
Price $1000