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Koson - SOLD


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Artist: Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Herons and Reeds Under a Crescent Moon
1926 by Watanabe, with Watanabe "C" seal (used only between 1929-1942); early edition
Size: full oban, approx. 10.25" x 15.5" overall
Condition: VG, no flaws, uncirculated print
Impression: Fine, solid key lines, nice surface texture including gauffrage to indicate the egret's feathers, tight registration
Color: Fine, deep saturated color and bleed through to verso
Documentation: Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural world of Ohara Koson 1877-1945
Provenance: from the collection of Robert O. Muller
Notes: Under a crescent moon, two herons hunt for food among the reeds in the shallows of a pond.