KOSON -- Giant Tit on Snowy Branch

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Title "Giant Tit on Snowy Branch" (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 1/4 x 13 5/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to branch and background; heavily "gauffraged" accumulation of snow; visible woodgrain in background; much fine detailing.
Condition Very Good++. Excellent colors. Clean front and backside. Full, original margins. Light toning, very faint "folder line" right edge; small hole left margin.
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-29.3.
Comments A cute and colorful Koson image. PRE-1910 (note: Kokeido Publisher ceased business in 1910).
Item # CG-878
Price $750 (Sold)