||"Crows in Flight"
||pre-1936 (in 1936 Watanabe Catalogue)
||Consigned by a discriminating eastcoast USA collector.
||Pre-1936, never bears publisher's "seal."
||6 5/8 x 14 7/8
||Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading; lightly "gauffraged" (embossed) outline of moon;
very detailed carving; crisp lines.
||Very Good++. Clean front and verso. (Small 1/4-inch tear near upper/left corner (archival repair verso);
very soft creasing right edge; few scattered spots.)
||"Crow, Cranes, and Camellias" pl. #S-5.2 and catalogue #151, p148; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue #536.
||A striking image of two jungle crows boldly set against a full moon. Rarely seen.
||Special Pricing $695 (Sold/MP) (Consignor selling entire collection)