Soseki -- "Goldfish" (#2)

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Artist Soseki KOMORI (dates unknown, active 1920's)
Title "Goldfish" (given name)
Date 1929-31
Provenance Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Collection following his death.
Series na
Publisher Kawaguchi & Sakai
Seal, Carver/Printer Eto/Komatsu
Image Size 7 3/8 x 13 3/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to background and to fish; soft gold highlights to fish;
baren "sujizuri" (circles) to background; much fine detailing.
Condition Excellent. Wide margins, clean backside (tiny "Made in Japan" stamping verso).
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Beautiful underwater image--Soseki was a contemporary of Koson, producing exquisite "kacho-e" prints of the highest quality.
Very rarely seen.
Item # DG-185
Price $550 (Reserved/PC)