Soseki -- White Geese in Snow

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Artist Soseki KOMORI (dates unknown, active 1920's)
Title "White Geese in Snow" (given name)
Date early 1930's
Provenance Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Collection prior to his death (via Conneticut contact).
Series na
Publisher Kawaguchi (1931-ca1950)--see tiny "oval seal" lower right corner image.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 3/8 x 13 7/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to background and to geese; light "gauffrage" to feathers and snow-covered reeds; nicely visible woodgrain; much fine detailing.
Condition Excellent. Wide margins, clean backside. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Beautiful snowy image--Soseki was a contemporary of Koson, producing exquisite "kacho-e" prints of the highest quality. Very rarely seen.
Item # CG-830
Price $675