Soseki -- "Wild Ducks" (#2)

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Artist Soseki KOMORI (dates unknown, active 1920's)
Title "Wild Ducks" (given name)
Date 1929-31
Provenance Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Estate following his death (via dealer contact).
Series na
Publisher Kawaguchi & Sakai (1929-ca1931)
Seal, Carver/Printer Eto/Komatsu
Image Size 7 3/8 x 13 1/2 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to blues and duck's colors; much fine detailing; nicely visible woodgrain. Tiny "Made in Japan" stamping verso.
Condition Nearly Excellent.
Wide original margins.
Clean front and verso. (Lower/left margin corner missing; spot upper/left margin.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Beautiful "partially underwater" image--Soseki was a contemporary of Koson, producing exquisite "kacho-e" prints of the highest quality. Very rarely seen.
Item # GG-002
Price $765