KOSON -- "Nanten Bush and Fly-catchers in Snow" (#2)

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Title "Nanten Bush and Fly-catchers in Snow"
("Setchu Nanten ni Ruricho")
Date 1929 (Printed 1946-57)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer "6-mm seal" (used 1946-57)
Image Size 9 3/8 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to accumulated snow, birds, and background; "gauffraged"
(embossed) under-feathers and accumulated snow; baren "sujizuri" to gray background; highly detailed, crisp key-lines. (Tiny ink smudge image bottom.)
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean backside. (No flaws noted--light toning.)
Reference/Illus Blair's 1930 "Toledo Exhibition" pl. #193; "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" #S33.2.
Comments Colorful and well-printed "kacho-e" image. Not often seen.
Item # DG-413
Price $595