KOSON -- "White Egrets in Snow" (#4)

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Title "White Egrets in Snow"
(given name)
Date Undated, likely c1920's/early30's (believed to be pre-earthquake (1923), as NOT found in 1936 Watanabe Catalogue).
Provenance Consigned by a knowledgable SW print collector/dealer.
Series na
Publisher Watanabe Shozaburo
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 6 1/2 x 14 3/4 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to feathers and snow; two thin over-printed gold-metalic diagonal streaks; crisp lines.
Condition Nearly Excellent. Strong colors; clean backside. (Light toning; paper residues top verso margin; slight wear.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl. #S-14.8.
Comments Superb condition, great image. Believed pre-1923 earthquake.
Item # FW-85
Price $875 (Sold/KS)