KOSON -- "White Herons and Willow" (#5)

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Title "White Herons and Willow"
("Yanagi ni Shira-Saga")
Date 1926 (Likely 1950/60's printing--not new.)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer Unsealed (not uncommon from Watanabe)
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 Very Good. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso. (Minor bumping/wear top/bottom margins; light wear.)
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. "Greener" color than some copies.
Item # EG-402
Price Special Pricing $375 (Sold/SG)
(reg $475)