KOSON -- "Geese in Flight, Full Moon"

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Title "Geese in Flight, Full Moon"
(given name)
Date c1930's (pre-War)
Provenance Obtained from Robert O. Muller's estate following his death.
Series na
Publisher Adachi Hanga Kenkyusho (Tokyo publisher, 1926-present)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 1/4 x 13 3/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading throughout; nicely visible woodgrain left background; geese and the moon's edge raised in "gauffrage"; sharp key-lines, much fine detailing.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso. Full, original margins. (Scattered faint spotting--otherwise flawless.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-11.10.
Comments Eight white-fronted geese seen descending beneath a full moon. A seldom seen Koson design.
Item # EG-677
Price $850