KOSON -- "Fishing Boats at Dusk"

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Title "Fishing Boats at Dusk"
(given name)
Date c1907-10, PRE-earthquake.
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by a southwest print collector/dealer.
Series na
Publisher Kokkeido
(aka, Akiyama Buemon--
Tokyo publisher, 1877-c1910)
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 4 3/4 x 14 1/4
("chu-tanzakuban tate-e")
Impression Very Fine. Superb "bokashi" shading to sky, water area, and netting; light "gauffrage" to water reflections; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. Full original margins (per "kento" marks right and lower/left).
(Light toning; very slight wear.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# 27, K-44.19.
Comments Fishing at dusk under a pale moon. PRE-1910 (Note: Kokkeido Publisher ceased business in c1910).
Rarely seen.
Item # FW-47
Price $475 (Reserved/MK)