Soseki -- "White Geese in Snow" (#2)

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Artist Soseki KOMORI (dates unknown, active 1920's)
Title "White Geese in Snow" (given name)
Date early 1930's
Provenance Japanese consignor.
Series na
Publisher Kawaguchi (1931-ca1950)--see tiny "oval seal" lower right corner image.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size 7 3/8 x 13 7/8 ("tanzaku")
Impression Very Fine. Superbly executed "bokashi" shading to background and to geese; light "gauffrage" to feathers and snow-covered reeds; nicely visible woodgrain; much fine detailing.
Condition Excellent. Wide margins, clean backside. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Beautiful snowy image--Soseki was a contemporary of Koson, producing exquisite "kacho-e" prints of the highest quality. Very rarely seen.
Item # MF-07
Price $525 (No longer available)
(or "Best Offer" by 12/15/2003)