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Ohara Koson (1877-1945)

Two Sika deer (jap. shika) standing between autumnal maple tree branches under a clouded full moon.

Signature: Koson

Seal: Koson

Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya)

Date: c. 1900-1920

Size: Shikishiban, 23 x 23,5 cm (image size)

Excellent impression, colours and condition. Unbacked and untrimmed. All around 1 cm added margins. A few minimally small stains. A rarely seen image.

Ill.: Reigle Newland/Perrée/Schaap, Crows, Cranes and Camellias, The natural world of Ohara Koson 1877-1945, Leiden/Boston 2010, K 41.12. See also Rijksmuseum Collection No. RP-P-2005-484