KOSON -- "Three Plovers on a Rock" (#2)

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Title "Three Plovers on a Rock"
("Nami ni Chidori")
Date 1926 (Mid-edition printing, circa 1946-57.)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Watanabe "6mm seal"
(used only 1946-57)
Image Size 9 1/4 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; deeply "gauffraged" (embossed) waves; visible woodgrain to sky; baren "sujizuri" (tracings) to foreground; highly detailed carving; crisp lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors. Clean backside.
(Tape residues top verso margin; very faint mat-line right edge.)
Reference/Illus Blair's 1930 "Toldedo Exhibition" pl. #182; "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl. #S-22.1.
Comments A beautiful "kacho-e" seascape with three highly detailed plovers under a crescent moon.
Item # DG-534
Price $425