Shoun -- "Crows in Winter"

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Artist Shoun YAMAMOTO
Title "Crows in Winter"
(given name)
Date ca1910-20's
Series na
Publisher Daikokuya (Matsuki Heikichi)
(Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 7/8 x 13 5/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine.
Soft "bokashi" shading; "gauffraged" accumulation of snow; shiny black lacquer highlights to feathers; "gofun" highlights as snow; very fine, crisp detailing. Tiny "Made in Japan" stamping verso margin.
Condition Excellent. Clean backside. Full, original margins.
(Slight "age-toning," a few scattered marks.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Best known for his "bijin-ga" prints, Shoun also produced excellent "kacho-e"
(bird/flower) prints. PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923). Seldom seen.
Item # FW-02
Price Special $650 (Sold/TC)
(Reg $1150/$875/$795)