ITO Sozan -- "Two Macaws in a Tree"

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Artist ITO, Sozan (1884-??)
Title "Two Macaws in a Tree"
(given name)
Date Early 1920's.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 1/4 x 14 5/8
Impression Very Fine. Nice "bokashi" shading to foliage and feathers; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors; clean backside. (Light toning; minor spotting to margins.)
Reference/Illus 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #232
Comments A striking, colorful "kacho-e" image--not often seen. Sozan designed prints for Watanabe from 1919 until 1926, with Watanabe's 1936 catalogue containing 28 prints by Sozan.
Item # CG-712
Price $575