KOSON -- "White Herons and Willow" (#4)

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Title "White Herons and Willow"
("Yanagi ni Shira-Saga")
Date 1926 (Early-edition printing, 1929-42.)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Watanabe "C-seal"
(used only 1929-42)
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to background; deeply "gauffraged" (embossed) birds' feathers; nicely printed green streaks of falling rain; highly detailed carving, crisp lines.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso. (Very light toning.)
Reference/Illus Blair's 1930 "Toldedo Exhibition" pl. #175; "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl. #S-14.6.
Comments Delightful image of two egrets in flight past a green willow tree. Flawless condition--very early printing.
Item # DG-97
Price $1250