KEINEN -- "Egrets in Night Rain" (#3)

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Artist IMAO, Keinen (1845-1924)
Title "Egrets in Night Rain"
(given name)
Date c1930
Provenance Robert O. Muller's Collection
Series na
Publisher Shima Art Company (Tokyo/New York publisher, 1930's)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 5/8 x 14 7/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Soft "bokashi" shading to bird's feathers; extensive "gauffrage" as falling rain streaks, and to feathers; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Clean backside. Original margins. Tiny "Made in Japan" stamped verso. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Dramatic and colorful image, boldly set against a nearly jet-black background. Pre-War image.
Item # DG-172
Price $525 (Reserved/SF)
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