||"Hawk Chasing Insect"
||Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Collection following his death.
||Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
||7 3/8 x 14 1/2 ("tanzaku")
||Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; nicely visible "woodgrain" pattern; "gauffrage" to
hawk, insect, and bamboo's leaved; sharp key-lines, much fine detailing.
||Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and backside.
Full, original margins. (Few tiny scattered
||"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-13.19.
||A small brown hawk in pursuit of an insect. Rarely seen (so much so that "CCC's" image is
b/w.) PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
(Stock photos--virtually identical.)