KOSON -- "Fuji and Footbridge"

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Title "Fuji and Footbridge" (given name)
Date c1907-10, pre-earthquake
Series na
Publisher Kokkeido (aka, Akiyama Buemon--Tokyo publisher, 1877-c1910)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 4 3/4 x 14 1/4 ("chu-tanzakuban tate-e")
Impression Very Fine. Superb "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to Fuji; over-splashed white "gofun" snow; extremely fine details.
Condition Excellent. No flaws noted. Full original margins. (In "Crows..." Jan Perree states that he "...has never seen examples outside his own collection" (p32).
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-44.9 (undated, but of 1907-10 period).
Comments Very rare image. Highly detailed. PRE-1910 (note: Kokkkeido Publisher ceased business in c1910).
Item # CG-591
Price $875 (Reserved/NK)