Koson: Fishing boats at night
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Ohara Koson (1877-1945)
Fishing boats at night on calm sea.
Publisher: unknown (Daikokuya, Tokyo?)
Date: c. 1930s
Size: Horizontal Ôban, 34 x 22.2 cm (image), overall 25.4 x 37.5 cm
Excellent impression and colour. At upper left margin a superficial brownish paper residue. Else excellent condition. Verso in lower margin a small stamp "Made in Japan".
Compare Reigle Newland/Perrée/Schaap, Crows, Cranes and Camellias, The natural world of Ohara Koson 1877-1945, Leiden/Boston 2010, p. 136, Cat. No. 132, K44.26 - for the earlier (smaller) Chûban version of the image.