KOSON -- "Wading Egret in Rain" (#2)

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Title "Wading Egret in Rain"
(given name)
Date c1910-23
Provenance Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Estate following his death (via New York contact).
Series na
Publisher Daikoku-ya
(Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 1/4 x 12 1/4 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; "gofun" over-printed as tail feathers; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Clean backside.
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-11-14 and cat. #61; "Hiraki Ukiyo-e Museum Catalogue" pg 30, pl# 56.
Comments A little egret standing motionless in the rain. The original painting for this design is known.
Item # EG-411
Price $850 (Sold/MH)