Koson -- "A Group of Herons in the Snow"

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Artist Koson (Shoson OHARA)
Title "A Group of Herons in the Snow" ("Setchu Gunro")
Date 1927 (later edition, ca 1980's/90's)
Series na
Publisher Watanabe
Seal, Carver/Printer 7mm and "Heisei" seals
Image Size 9 1/4x 14 1/4
Impression Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading to herons and background; extensive "gauffrage" (embossing) to feathers; highly detailed carving; life-like falling snow.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Blair's 1930 "Toldedo Exhibition" pl. #186; "Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl. #S-14.5 and cat# 154 pg 151.
Comments A beautiful grouped heron image.
Item # Available, Inquire;
(JS-1795 Sold/MC;
JS-1692 Sold; JS-1693 Sold)
Price $275