||"Nuthatcher atop a Persimmon" (given name)
||Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Estate following his death
(via New York contact).
||Shima Art Company (Tokyo/New York publisher, 1930's)
||7 5/8 x 14 7/8 ("tanzaku")
||Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to foliage, persimmon
fruits, and soft blue background; lightly visible woodgrain; crisp lines,
much fine detailing. (Tiny "Made in Japan" stamped verso.)
||Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and verso.
Full, original margins.
(No flaws noted.)
||"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-18.1. Ukiyoe-Gallery
article, "Look-Alike Prints."
||A striking and colorful Seitei image. (This is the similar ca1930 Shima Arts/Seitei
version of a slightly early design by Koson.)