KOSON -- "Hawk Chasing a Hare"

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Title "Hawk Chasing a Hare"
(given name)
Date c1910-23
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/4 x 13 5/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Soft "bokashi" shading; nicely visible "woodgrain"; white over-printed "gofun" pigments; extremely fine detailing.
Condition Fair. Good colors. Clean backside (pencil notations). (Light-moderate toning; edge-wear; some rubbing; tack-holes each corner tip.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-13-21.
Comments A dramatic scene of a diving hawk in close pursuit of a fleeing hare. Rarely seen. PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
Item # BG-972
Price $475 (Reserved--SM)