Seitei -- "Two Egrets Under a Willow" (#2)

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Artist WATANABE, Seitei
Title "Two Egrets Under a Willow"
(given name)
Date ca1930
Provenance Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Estate following his death (via dealer contact).
Series na
Publisher Shima Art Company (Tokyo/New York publisher, 1930's)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 3/8 x 10 ("chuban")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to egret's feathers; highly detailed carving, crisp lines. (Tiny "Made in Japan" stamped verso.)
Condition Excellent. Clean backside.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Beautiful "kacho-e" image of two wading egrets; pre-War image.
Item # EG-254
Price $235 (Sold/EM)