KOSON -- "Flowering Plum and Moon" (#1 and #2)

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Title "Flowering Plum and Moon"
(given name)
Date ca1920's/30's
Provenance Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Collection (following his death, via Conneticut contact).
Series na
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/4 x 13 5/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to grey background; slightly visible woodgrain; sharp key-lines, fine detailing.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and backside. Full, original margins. (No flaws noted.) Tiny "Made in Japan" stamped verso.
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-43.2, and cat# 130.
Comments An evocative nighttime image of a flowering plum branch set against a full moon, with a few petals floating below.
Item # (BG-631 Sold; BG-602 Sold)
Price $950