KOSON -- "Two Monkeys with Captured Butterfly" (#2)

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Title "Two Monkeys with Captured Butterfly" (given)
Date early 1930's (in Watanabe's 1936 Catalogue)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 1/2 x 14 12
Impression Excellent. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" to butterfly flying overhead; highly detailed carving; crisp lines.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso.
(Very slight wear.)
Reference/Illus Watanabe 1936 Catalogue #259.
Comments An absolutely charming image of two curious monkeys, one holdling a captured butterfly. Seldom seen.
Item # DG-98
Price $950 (Sold/AS)