||Zeshin SHIBATA (1807-1891)
||"Crows in Flight at Sunrise"
||Originally 1888; printed likely early 1900's.
||Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Estate following his death (via New York contact).
||Believed to be Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
||9 3/8 x 9 7/8 ("shikishiban")
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to red-orange sky; crisp lines, fine detailing.
||Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and backside. Full, original untrimmed margins. Tiny "Made in Japan"
stamped verso margin.
(No flaws noted.)
||"The New Wave" pl#33, pg78.
||Zeshin's classic image of three flying crows, set against a brilliant orange-colored sky. PRE-1923
earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
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