||"Goshawk on a Snow-covered Pine"
("later edition," ca1950/70).
||Obtained recently via Tokyo.
(Tokyo publisher--known active 1938 until late 1950's; then sporatically until present day.)
||Publisher's "Hanken shoyu, Nishinomiya Yosaku" seal, left margin.
||10 1/4 x 16 5/8
(LARGE "dai-oban" print)
||Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading; lightly "gauffraged" (embossed) accumulation of snow; highly
detailed carving, crisp lines.
||Nearly Excellent. Clean front and verso; excellent colors.
(Soft diagonal 4-inch crease upper/left
||"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl. #K-13.16.
||A striking wide format (full "oban") image of a goshawk (Accipiter gentiles) perched atop a snow-covered pine branch.