Koson: Peacock and cherry treeKoson: Peacock and cherry tree
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Ohara Koson (1877-1945)

A peacock sitting on a flowering cherry tree.

Seal: Koson

Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya)

Date: c. 1910-20

Size: Ôtanzaku (Mitsugiriban), 34,8 x 19 cm (image size)

Fine impression, colours and condition, with gaufrage. Untrimmed early impression. Only lightly attached at top margin.

Ill.: Reigle Newland/Perrée/Schaap, Crows, Cranes and Camellias, The natural world of Ohara Koson 1877-1945, Leiden/Boston 2010, K 38.13 and Cat. No. 87, p. 102.