(dates unknown, active 1920's)
||"Goldfish" (given name)
||Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Collection following his death.
||Kawaguchi & Sakai
||"C-seal" (carver: Maeda; printer: Komatsu) and "D-seal" (copyright Kawaguchi)
||7 3/8 x 13 3/8 ("tanzaku")
||Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to background and to fish; soft gold pigment
highlights to fish; baren "sujizuri" (circles) to background; much fine detailing.
||Excellent. Wide original margins. Clean front and verso. Tiny "Made in Japan" stamping verso.
(No flaws noted.)
||Beautiful underwater image--Soseki was a contemporary of Koson, producing exquisite "kacho-e"
prints of the highest quality.