ONO -- "Koi Pond in Spring"

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Artist Bakufu ONO (1888-1976)
Title "Koi Pond in Spring"
(given name)
Date ca1940's/50's
Provenance From a 6-print collection purchased in Japan early 1950's. (Note old 5-digit Kyoto telephone number on "publisher's label/packaging" retained with print set.)
Series na
Publisher Kyoto Hanga-in (Shinagawa ban)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 10 1/2 x 15 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to grass, bushes, and water areas; silver metallic highlights to trees; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to bridge and stone lantern; life-like reflection; nicely detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Found still in original "Presentation Folder." (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments A colorful springtime koi pond garden.
Item # DG-900
Price $295 (Reserved/ML)