||KOSON (Shoson OHARA)
||Daikoku-ya (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
||7 3/8 x 13 5/8 ("tanzaku")
||Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading; light "gauffrage" (embossing)
to feathers and outlines; much fine detailing;
strongly visible "woodgrain" to background.
Clean front and backside.
Full, original narrow margins (note "kento"
mark at lower/right corner).
(Bumping/creasing at bottom; a few scattered
marks; light toning.)
||"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-38.19.
||A highly detailed and colorful pair of turkeys.
PRE-1923 earthquake (note: Daikoku-ya Publisher ceased business in 1923).
A rarely seen print.