KOSON -- "Owl Under Cherry Blossoms and Full Moon" (#2)

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Title "Owl Under Cherry Blossoms and Full Moon"
Date 1926 (mid-edition, c1946-57)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Watanabe "6mm seal" (used only 1946-57)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/2
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; "gauffrage" (embossed) feather, blossoms, and outline of moon; very detailed carving; crisp lines.
Condition Excellent. Very clean; fresh, strong colors. (No prior mounts; no flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Blair's 1930 "Toldedo Exhibition" pl. #184;"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl. #S-20.1.
Comments Striking owl image.
Item # BG-637
Price $575 (Sold/GM)