KOSON -- "Crows in Flight" (#2)

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Title "Crows in Flight"
Date Pre-1936 (in 1936 Watanabe Catalogue).
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Pre-1936, never bears publisher's "seal."
Image Size 6 5/8 x 14 7/8
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; lightly "gauffraged" (embossed) outline of moon; very detailed carving; crisp lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Very strong colors. Clean front and verso. (Slight narrow discoloration left bottom edge; tiny spot bottom center--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl. #S-5.2 and catalogue #151, p148; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #536.
Comments A striking image of two jungle crows boldly set against a full moon. Rarely seen.
Item # BG-293
Price $975 (Sold)