(dates unknown, active 1920's)
||"Leaping Carp" (given name)
||From Robert O. Muller's Collection following his death (via Conneticut contact).
||Kawaguchi & Sakai
||7 3/8 x 13 5/8 ("tanzaku")
Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to blues and carp's colors; much fine detailing;
woodgrain visible. (#53 stamping verso)
(Very faint presentation folder mat-line upper/left and top; two small spots
opposite fish; staining edges upper corners.) Wide margins; clean backside. Uncirculated copy.
||Beautiful leaping carp image--Soseki was a contemporary of Koson, producing exquisite
"kacho-e" prints of the highest quality. Very rarely seen.