Koson - Small bird
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Ohara Koson (1877-1945)
Small bird (presumably a kind of warbler) between reeds
Date: about 1910
Size: Ôtanzaku, 34,6 x 18,7 cm
Excellent early impression, perfect colours, full margins and perfect condition.
Contemporary, probably original, high quality state of presentation: at uppermost white margin slightly mounted on a larger cream hand made sheet of paper, which is decorated at its lower centre with a round art nouveau vignette with cherry blossoms and waves, printed with gold pigments.
Fig.: Reigle Newland / Perrée / Schaap, Crows, Cranes and Camellias, The natural world of Ohara Koson 1877-1945, Leiden / Boston 2010, K 35.8.