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Two Swimming Geese
by Shoson, Ohara (1877-1945)- Koson - 小原祥邨-小原古邨
|Artist:||Shoson, Ohara (1877-1945)- Koson - 小原祥邨-小原古邨|
|Title:||Two Swimming Geese (1)|
|Date:||1928 (this artwork: 1929 to 1942)|
|Publisher:||Watanabe - 渡辺|
|Medium:||Woodblock - 木版画|
|Format:||Oban - 大判, 15.5 x 10.3 inches (sheet size)|
|Condition:||Near-pristine impression and condition. Full margins; No tears, folds, creases, stains, or foxing. Two small smudges in water at lower left. Never been framed.|
|Notes:||From the reknown collection of the late Robert Muller. A gorgeous kacho-e scene of two white geese swimming, by Shoson Ohara (also known as Koson). This print stands as a testament to the creative skills of the woodblock print carver and printer, who have given 3-D life to this scene by using strong kara-zuri (embossing, blind printing) to the geese and water (see example image). Stunningly beautiful! This rare pre-war strike has been well preserved - it is in near-pristine condition. Artist signature and seal at upper left. "Made in Japan" seal on verso. Watanabe C seal in the right margin.
(1) This artwork is either untitled or the title is unknown.
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