KOSON -- "White Egrets in Snow" (#5)

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Title "White Egrets in Snow"
(given name)
Date Undated, ca1920's/early 30's
(Believed to be pre-Earthquake (1923), as NOT found in 1936 Watanabe Catalogue.)
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; crisp lines.
Condition Very Good. Strong colors. Clean front and verso.
(Soft horizontal crease top area; light toning.)
Reference/Illus "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl. #S-14.8.
Comments Wonderful image.
Believed pre-1923 Earthquake. Rarely seen.
Item # GG-172
Price $750
($1000+ if perfect)