KOSON -- Leaping Carp (#2)

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Title "Leaping Carp" (given name)
Date c1910-20, pre-earthquake (1923)
Provenance Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Collection prior to his death (via Conneticut contact).
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 3/8 x 13 3/4 ("tanzaku")
Impression Fine. Superb "bokashi" shading; nicely visible woodgrain entire background; lightly "gauffraged" wave-tips.
Condition Excellent. Clean backside; full, original margins. (Slight toning backside--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-39.3 and cat. #97 (undated).
Comments Great image. PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
Item # BG-354
Price $1075