KOSON -- Barn Swallows on Flowering Wisteria

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Title "Barn Swallows on Flowering Wisteria" ("Fuji Ni Tsubame"--here, "Fuji" means wisteria.)
Date 1926 (later edition, but pre-1957)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Watanabe "6mm-seal" (used 1946-57)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/8
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to swallow and purple wisteria; very detailed carving; crisp lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. Clean backside. (Very slight wrinkle lower right.)
Reference/Illus Blair's 1930 "Toldedo Exhibition" pl. #177; "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl. #S-28.1 pg 199.
Comments Colorful wisteria image.
Item # CG-873
Price $675 (Sold)