KOSON -- Songbird Between Reeds/Yellow Sky

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Title "Songbird Between Reeds/Yellow Sky" (given name)
Date c1910-23
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 3/8 x 13 5/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to yellow sky area, reeds, and bird; extremely fine detailing.
Condition Very Good+++. Excellent colors; clean backside. (Few minor marks; light wrinkling top margin and image bottom.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-35.8.
Comments A delightful image of small songbird perched among reeds, set against a warm yellow sky. PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya ceased business in 1923).
Item # BG-469
Price $675 (Sold)