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Koson - SOLD


Availability: Out of stock

Artist: Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Chrysanthemums and Running Water
1931 by Watanabe, with Watanabe "E" seal, used only after 1932 through 1942; pre-war printing
Size: full oban, approx. 10.375" x 15.375" overall
Condition: Fine, no flaws, uncirculated print, never framed
Impression: Fine, solid key lines, nice surface texture, tight registration
Color: Fine, deep saturated color and bleed through to verso
Documentation: S43.5 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural world of Ohara Koson 1877-1945, page 202
Provenance: from the estate of Robert O. MullerĀ 

Notes: very nice old copy with solid black background (doesn't have the usual scuffing in the black area that one often finds with this print)