KOSON -- "Goose and Snowy Reeds"

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Title "Goose and Snowy Reeds"
(given name)
Date c1910-23
Provenance Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Estate following his death (via New York contact).
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/8 x 13 1/2 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; deep "gauffrage" as accumulation of snow; areas of over-printed white on feathers; sharp key-lines, much fine detailing.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and backside. Full, original margins. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-11.9 and cat# 41, pg 66.
Comments A white-fronted goose standing among snow-covered reeds. PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
Item # BG-731
Price $775