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Ohara Koson (Shôson) (1877-1945)

Two white herons flying in the summer rain under willow branches

Signature: Shôson

Seal: Shôson

Publisher: Watanabe Shôzaburô, Tokyo (D)

Date: Undated (1926)

Size: Vertical Ôban, 39 x 25,7 cm (overall)

Very nice and early impression. Excellent impression, colour and condition. Paper very slightly age toned. Verso on bottom small stamp „Made in Japan“.
Blair, Toledo Cat. 1930, No. 175. Reigle Newland/Perrée/Schaap, Crows, Cranes and Camellias, The natural world of Ohara Koson 1877-1945, Leiden/Boston 2010, ill. p. 154, Cat. No. 158, S 14.6