KOSON -- "Crow on a Snowy Branch" (#2)

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Title "Crow on a Snowy Branch"
(given name)
Date c1910-23
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 3/8 x 13 1/2 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Soft "bokashi" shading; "gauffraged" accumulation of snow; black lacquer feathers; strong woodgrain visible; fine detailing.
Condition Excellent. Clean backside. Full, original margins. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-5-10 and cat. #111.
Comments Wonderful crow on a branch image. PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
Item # DG-488
Price $900