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Ohara Koson (Shôson) (1877-1945)

A gaggle of six white geese

Signature: Shôson

Seal: Shôson

Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô, Tokyo (D)

Date: Undated (1926)

Size: Vertical Ôban, 36,1 x 24 cm (image size)

Very nice early copy of this rarely seen print. Excellent impression, colours and condition, with gaufrage printing. Top left corner in margin a usual small drying hole; in back near bottom edge small stamp „Made in Japan“.
Blair, Toledo Cat. 1930, No. 181. Reigle Newland/Perrée/Schaap, Crows, Cranes and Camellias, The natural world of Ohara Koson 1877-1945, Leiden/Boston 2010, S 11.2