Zaisen: Sparrow and grashopperZaisen: Sparrow and grashopper
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Hara Zaisen (1849-1916)

A sparrow fluttering over stalks of ripe rice ears. A grasshopper sits on one of the leaves.

Seal: Zaisen no in

Publisher: likely Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya)

Date: c. 1900

Size: Shikishiban, 23 x 23,5 cm

Excellent impression and colours. Retains old album backing. Minor trimming, else excellent condition. A rare print, probably after a painting by the Kyoto artist, who was a member of the famous imperial court painter dynasty Hara.

Compare MFA Boston No. RES.41.31

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