||Koson (Shoson OHARA)
||"Flowering Plum and Moon"
||Obtained from Robert O. Muller's Estate following his death (via New York contact).
||7 1/4 x 13 5/8 ("tanzaku")
||Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to grey background; slightly visible woodgrain; sharp key-lines,
||Excellent. Excellent colors. Clean front and backside.
Full, original margins. (No flaws noted.)
Tiny stamped "Made in Japan" and dealer number verso margin.
||"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl# K-43.2, and cat# 130.
||An evocative nighttime image of a flowering plum branch set against a full
moon, with a few petals floating below. (Stock photos.)
Muller Estate's inventory
is "Sold Out." Now RARE.
||$1350 (Two copies remain.)