KOSON -- Flowering Azalea in Blue Jar

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Title "Flowering Azalea in Blue Jar"
("Setchu Nanten ni Ruricho")
Date 1932 (likely c1930's/40's)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Unsealed (not uncommon from Watanabe Publisher), but likely pre-War.
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to flowers, blue pot, and background; baren "sujizuri" to gray background; detailed, crisp Key-lines.
Condition Very Good+++. Excellent colors. Clean backside. (Light toning; few spots; light wear).
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" #S43.2.
Comments Colorful flower image--seldom seen. Unsealed prints (hand-applied) are not uncommon from Watanabe; but appears pre-War.
Item # BG-465
Price $950 (Sold)