||"Wading Egret in Rain"
||Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Estate following his death (via New York contact).
(Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
||6 1/4 x 12 1/4 ("tanzaku")
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; "gofun" over-printed as tail feathers;
highly detailed carving.
||Nearly Excellent. Clean backside.
(Imperceptible spot behind heron's beak; difficult
to see "soft crease" lower/left image--otherwise flawless.)
||"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-11-14 and cat. #61; "Hiraki Ukiyo-e Museum Catalogue"
pg 30, pl# 56.
||A little egret standing motionless in the rain. The original painting for this design is known.
||Special Pricing $650