Ohara Koson

Shoson, 1877-1945

Crows in Moonlight
(Tsuki ni karasu)

signed Shoson with artist's seal Shoson, and publisher's seal (Hotei F, ca. 1932-42) on the left margin, Hanmoto Tokyo Ginza Watanabe mokuhanga ho (Publisher Watanabe woodblock print store, Ginza, Tokyo), ca. 1930s

dai oban tate-e 15 1/2 by 10 3/8 in., 39.5 by 26.5 cm

Amy Reigle Newland et. al., Crows, Cranes & Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson 1877-1945, 2001, p. 148, no. 150
Carolyn M. Putney, et. al., Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints, Toledo Museum of Art, 2013, p. 222, cat. 192, S10.1, (originally published in 1927, 200 impressions)

price: Sold


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