BIHO Takahashi -- "Two Crows in Flight"

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Artist BIHO, Takahashi (1873-??)
(Active ca1910.)
Title "Two Crows in Flight"
(given name)
Date ca1910.
Provenance Robert O. Muller's Collection (following his death).
Series na
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 9 5/8 x 10 1/2 ("shikishiban")
Impression Very Fine. Skillful "bokashi" shading to feathers and background; deep "gauffrage" to snow accumulation; nicely visible woodgrain to background sky; highly detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors; clean backside. Full, original margins (note "kento" marks right and lower/right corner). (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A dramatic image of two crows flying under snow-covered limbs. Not often seen. Biho designed "kacho-e" prints during the ca1910 period.
Item # BG-662
Price $1400