KOSON -- Two Barn Swallows Pursuing a Bee

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Title "Two Barn Swallows Pursuing a Bee" (given name)
Date c1910-23
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/2 x 13 1/2 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky area and birds; extremely fine detailing.
Condition Very Good. Excellent colors. Clean backside. Slightly trimmed upper margin. (Some discoloration along left image edge.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-28.2.
Comments A delightful image of two barn swallows diving in pursuit of a bee. PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya ceased business in 1923).
Item # BG-345
Price $675 (Sold)