KOSON -- "Geese in Flight above Moon"

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Title "Geese in Flight above Moon"
(given name)
Date c1910-23
Provenance Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Collection following his death.
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 3/8 x 13 1/2 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; nicely visible "woodgrain" pattern; "gauffrage" to full moon and bird's feathers; sharp key-lines, much fine detailing.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and backside. Full, original margins. (Few scattered small spots--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-11.22 and cat# 45.
Comments Five white-fronted geese in flight against clouds above a full moon. PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
Item # BG-829
Price $725