Koson: Evening scene Koson: Evening scene
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Ohara Koson (1877-1945)

A sailing boat near the coast in the evening. On the horizon Mount Fuji is gleaming in white.

Signature: Koson

Seal: Koson

Publisher: unknown (Daikokuya?)

Date: c. 1910-20

Size: Horizontal chûban, 20,5 x 26,5 cm

A beautiful rare and early landscape print by the artist, pre-1923.

Excellent impression and colours, with embossing at Mt. Fuji. Verso upper corners with a little bit thinning, one small tear in upper margin, expertly restored. Some faint staining. Overall very good condition.

Reigle Newland/Perrée/Schaap, Crows, Cranes and Camellias, The natural world of Ohara Koson 1877-1945, Leiden/Boston 2010, K 44.21. See also Freer Sackler, Robert O. Muller Collection, No. S2003.8.2034