KOSON -- "Long-tailed Tit in a Ginko Tree"

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Title "Long-tailed Tit in a Ginko Tree" (given name)
Date c1900-10, (Kokeido Publisher ceased business in 1910)
Series na
Publisher Kokeido (or Akiyama Buemon--Tokyo publisher, 1877-1910)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 3/8 x 13 5/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; diagonal streaks of falling rain; extremely fine detailing.
Condition Excellent. Clean backside, lightly toned. Full, original margins (per "kento" marks lower edge and lower left corner). (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-29.2, and cat#123 pg 127.
Comments A dramatic image, tit perched against a heavy rain. PRE-1910 (note: Kokeido Publisher ceased business in 1910).
Item # CG-859
Price $775 (Reserved/FM)