||"Kingfisher on a Tree Trunk"
||Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
||7 3/8 x 13 1/2 ("tanzaku")
||Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; much fine detailing;
strongly visible "woodgrain" to background.
Clean front and backside.
Full, original narrow margins (note "kento"
mark at lower/right corner).
(No flaws noted.)
||"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-15.3 and cat. #127.
||A highly detailed and colorful kingfisher watches his prey below.
PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
A very RARE print.