||"Wading Egret in Rain"
||Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Estate following his death (via New York
(Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923)
||6 1/4 x 12 1/4 ("tanzaku")
Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; "gofun" over-printed onto
lower feathers; highly detailed carving.
(Tiny "Made in Japan" stamping verso margin.)
||Excellent. Fresh strong colors.
Clean front and verso.
(No flaws noted.)
||"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-11-14 and cat. #61; "Hiraki Ukiyo-e Museum Catalogue."
pg 30, pl# 56.
||A little egret standing motionless in the rain.
The original painting for this design is known.