KOSON -- "Swallow Over the Wave" (#5)

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Title "Swallow Over the Wave"
(given name)
Date Undated, likely c1920's/early30's.
Provenance Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Estate following his death (via New York contact).
Series na
Publisher Believed to be Watanabe Shozaburo (previously sold copy found in "Watanabe style" folder).
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/8 x 13 1/2 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; nicely "gauffraged" wave-tips; lighly over-splashed white "gofun" to waves; crisp lines.
Condition Excellent. Strong colors.
Clean backside. (No flaws noted--flawless.)
Tiny "Made in Japan" stamping verso.
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-28.8 (undated); NOT found in 1936 Watanabe Catalogue)
Comments Flawless condition, great image--a technical masterpiece.
Item # DG-766
Price $1100 (Sold/JP)
Possibly Available Again--Inquire