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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Title: Crow on a Snow Covered Branch
Date: 1910s ~ 1920s
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
Size: 11.25 x 5.5 inches.
Reference: Newland, Amy R."Crows, cranes & camellias" p. 196.

A rare creped woodblock print by Koson. Creping was popular in the early 20th century due to superior durability.
Condition: Unframed. Excellent. This print appears to be as fresh as the day it was made. It is an absolute knockout. The scans do not do justice to th...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1216382 (stock #Ohara043)
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Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Praying Mantis and Bees (Wasps)
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.25 x 7.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
No. K.40.9 in "Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Riegle Newland)." Illustrated on page 101.
Condition: Excellent.
Very rarely seen.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #1252247 (stock #Ohara062)
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Ohara Koson
Cherry Blossom and Full Moon, 1932.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Watanabe C seal, indicating a first edition.
Reference: No. S43.8 and p. 211 in "Crows Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson" (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with very faint mark near lower left corner.
Very rare.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1252295 (stock #Ohara 063)
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Ohara Koson
Fox between reeds near moonlit water.
Date: ca. 1930.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.0 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Kawaguchi and Sakai. Seal in left margin.
Reference: No. S41.4, p. 212 in "Crows Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson" (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Very good. Toning line evident at margin.
A rare design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1257104 (stock #Ohara 066)
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Ohara Koson
Scops owl and tree sparrow on a branch, another tree sparrow in flight below
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 16.5 x 10.25 inches.
Date: Early 20th century.
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku.
Reference: #K20.7, page 187 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Amy Reigle Newland)
Condition: Tonal differences from framing apparent along the top and bottom.
This powerful owl is very rarely seen.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1258603 (stock #Ohara 067)
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Ohara Koson
Goshawk on snowy branch
Size: o-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: Early 20th century.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
Reference: Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Amy Reigle Newland),#K13.12. page 184.
Condition: Stable crease just under top margin. Otherwise excellent.
Another rarely seen Koitsu design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1258797 (stock #Ohara068)
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Ohara Koson
Goshawk chasing a rabbit between reeds
Size: Naga-oban. Approximately 13.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: Late 19th - early 20th century.
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi. Sold by Daikokuya.
Reference: Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Amy Reigle Newland),#K13.15. page 184.
Condition: The paper has areas of toning and discoloration.
- This print bears the H. Matsuki/Daikokuya address stamp right on the front!
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1268948 (stock #Ohara071)
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Ohara Koson
Bantam Cock, Hen and Chick, 1934
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 15.0 x 6.75 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. (W36-560)
Reference: 38.2 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1297571 (stock #Ohara 078)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Little egret on the bough of a willow tree
Size: Chuban. Image size is approximately 9.75 x 6.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1930s.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Illustrated as S14.7 on page 207 of "Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland)."
Tipped at top edge to original cardstock.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1304592 (stock #Ohara 080)
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Ohara Koson
Matsushima - A bay with rocky islands and a sailing boat seen from above
Date: 1900s-1910s.
Size: Chuban. Approximately 10.5 x 8.25 inches.
Reference: K44.15 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent.
A very rarely seen seascape. "Made in Japan" stamp on verso.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1304596 (stock #Ohara 081)
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Ohara Koson
Sailing boat near sandy coast
Date: 1900s-1910s.
Size: Chuban. Approximately 10.5 x 8.25 inches.
Reference: K44.21 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. The original "Made in Japan" stamp on the verso shows through a bit in the sky.
A very rarely seen seascape and Fuji view.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1305695 (stock #Ohara083)
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Ohara Koson
Cawing Crow
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 17 x 11.5 inches.
Date: 1930s. This edition post-1950.
Reference: K5.15 and page 140 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: the Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland)
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku
Condition: Excellent. Full original margins.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1305941 (stock #Ohara 082)
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Ohara Koson
Cormorants at Coast
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 17.25 x 11.25 inches.
Date: 1930s. This edition ca. 1960.
Reference: K3.3 and page 141 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: the Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland)
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku
Condition: Excellent. Full original margins.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1306020 (stock #Ohara084)
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Ohara Koson
Owl and Moon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 8.5 inches.
Date: 1930s. This edition post 1950.
Reference: K20.6 and page 97 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: the Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland)
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku
Condition: Excellent. Full original margins. Never framed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1307139 (stock #Ohara087)
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Ohara Koson
Crows.
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: 1910s.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
Reference: K5.10 and plate 111 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland)
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Never framed. Full original margins.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1313188 (stock #Ohara089)
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Ohara Koson
Playing Monkeys
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: 1920s-30s.
Reference: K41.17 on pages 57 and 200 of Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Publisher: Daikokuya/Adachi.
Koson signature at lower left.
"Made in Japan" stamped on back.
Condition: Excellent. Uncirculated. Bend at tip of bottom left corner.
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller estate.
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1322454 (stock #Ohara098)
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Ohara Koson
Three goldfish and flowering wisteria
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (86).
Reference: K39.14 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with small red dash above the lowest fish and faint smudge to the left. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1322970 (stock #Ohara100)
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Ohara Koson
Two little egrets on a branch, full moon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (53).
Reference: K14.12 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father, John Jay. The...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1323641 (stock #Ohara101)
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Ohara Koson
Goose and reeds
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (111).
Reference: K11.9 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father, John Jay. Their Bedford ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1324108 (stock #Ohara103)
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Ohara Koson
Three playful tits in flight against an orange sky
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (22).
Reference: K29.10 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with a few pencil point-like marks in sky. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descen...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1324254 (stock #Ohara104)
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Ohara Koson
Two barn swallows diving towards a small insect in flight
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (43)
Reference: K28.2 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with a few faint marks in the lower sky. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1324384 (stock #Ohara105)
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Ohara Koson
Rooster and two chicks fighting for a butterfly
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (109)
Reference: K38.3 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father, John Ja...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1324582 (stock #Ohara107)
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Ohara Koson
Deer in mountains
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (49)
Reference: K41.9 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with a few black dots in upper third. Pencil number on back
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States fou...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1325113 (stock #Ohara110)
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Ohara Koson
Leaping carp
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (54)
Reference: K39.3 and plate 97 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with slight toning on the back. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1325287 (stock #Ohara111)
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Ohara Koson
Eagle with outspread wings
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (45)
Reference: K13.2 and plate 68 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Spot in top margin. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United Sta...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1325699 (stock #Ohara113)
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Ohara Koson
Pheasant on rock
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (60)
Reference: K21.2 and plate 38 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father, John Jay. Their Bedford ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1326010 (stock #Ohara115)
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Ohara Koson
Six pigeons in flight, an orange sky behind
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (47)
Reference: K36.11 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding fat...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1326158 (stock #Ohara116)
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Ohara Koson
A couple of pheasants between grasses
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (104)
Reference: K21.5 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father, J...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1326279 (stock #Ohara117)
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Ohara Koson
A white-fronted goose flying in front of a full moon, reeds below
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (132)
Reference: K11.16 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of Uni...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1326682 (stock #Ohara120)
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Ohara Koson
Mallards in Flight
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (36)
Reference: A variation of K7.4 and plate 108 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding f...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1326762 (stock #Ohara121)
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Ohara Koson
Two monkeys, a butterfly above
Size: Approximately 12.0 x 5.5 inches.
Date: Pre-1936.
Bears Shoson signature and seal.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo (W36-259)
Reference: S41.6 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Very good to excellent with lighter area in upper left corner.
Note: This is the more rare creped version of this design. Creping adds durability while reducing the size of the p...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1326973 (stock #Ohara122)
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Ohara Koson
Hare and Moon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (56)
Reference: K41.16 and plate 102 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. A small, linear indentation below the cloud. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United Stat...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1327490 (stock #Ohara124)
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Ohara Koson
Peacock on a bough of a pine tree, a peahen behind
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson signature seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (6)
Reference: K38.17 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Black mark at top margin and in sky at lower right.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendan...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1327801 (stock #Ohara125)
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Ohara Koson
Peafowl on flowering cherry
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (97)
Reference: K38.13 and plate 87 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. A few small black marks in sky at left and above bird. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a de...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1331486 (stock #Ohara129)
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Ohara Koson
Bird in flight against a yellow sky, ivy leaves above
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.25 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (69).
Reference: K35.12 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father, John Jay...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1349378 (stock #Ohara135)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Carrion Crow on a Snow-covered Stump.
Date: 1930s.
Size: Approximately 5.25 x 2.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Bears the Shoson seal.
Reference: S5.4 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Made in Japan stamped on verso.
A rarely seen design.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1349430 (stock #Ohara140)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Flycatcher and Cucumber.
Date: pre-1936.
Size: Approximately 10.0 x 3.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. W36-458 in Watanabe 1936 catalog.
Bears the Shoson seal.
Reference: S10.3 (cat. 160, p. 156) in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1349764 (stock #Ohara142)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Two seated and three plowers in flight near the seaside, a full moon above.
Date: 1930s.
Paper size: Approximately 5.0 x 3.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Bears the Shoson seal.
Reference: S22.2 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent.
A rarely seen design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1352969 (stock #Ohara146)
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Ohara Koson
Reclining Tiger
Size: Shikishiban. Approximately 9.75 x 9.5 inches.
Date: 1900s.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (32).
Reference: K41.5 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Drying pinhole in top margin.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father, John Jay. Their Bedford...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1353162 (stock #Ohara147)
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Ohara Koson
Carp
Size: Shikishiban. Approximately 9.75 x 9.5 inches.
Date: 1900s.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (86).
Reference: K39.8 and plate 100 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father, John Jay. Their Bedford home is now the John Jay H...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1353258 (stock #Ohara148)
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Ohara Koson
Frog on lotus leaf
Size: Shikishiban. Approximately 9.75 x 9.75 inches.
Date: 1900s.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (149).
Reference: K39.10 and plate 95 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with small thin spot near top leaf.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father,...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1355496 (stock #Ohara151)
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Ohara Koson
Monkey in a Tree
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1910-1923.
Publisher: Daikokuya
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Reference: K41.21 and plate 30 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Condition: Excellent with very slight bend at lower left corner. Uncirculated.
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller estate.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1356368 (stock #Ohara152)
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Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Three Red Carp, water plant above
Size: Yoko o-tanzaku. Approximately 15.25 x 6.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1920s-1930s. "Paris, August 1939" noted in pencil on the verso in French.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Reference: S39.3 and Watanabe W36-571 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1360065 (stock #Ohara156)
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Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Cockatoo and Pomegranate at Night
Size: Chuban. Approximately 10.5 x 7.25 inches.
Date: ca. 1930.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Shoson signature and seal.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Reference: AS.27 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1361958 (stock #Ohara159)
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Ohara Koson
Fishing Boats at Twilight
Size: Chuban. Approximately 10.5 x 8.25 inches.
Board measures 14.0 x 11.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
Koson signature and seal.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Reference: K44.26 and cataog image #132 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Laid down to board. Some dots and light scratches in the sky
Note: This is the rarely seen chuba...
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Snow on Willow Bridge
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.0 x 10.5 inches.
Date: 1927. This edition 1946-1957.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the round 6 mm seal.
Shoson signature and seal.
Reference: S44.3 and cataog image #166 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Small white surface mark on willow branch and faint scuff line.
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Ohara Hoson (Koson)
Carp jumping for insect, wisteria above
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 10.75 inches.
Date: 1931.
Publisher: Kawaguchi and Sakai. Publisher's seal in right margin. Carver and printer seals in left margin.
Bear Koson's "Hoson" signature and seal.
Reference: H39.1 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
- A very rare design.
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Ohara Hoson (Koson)
Monkey surrounded by four young, carrying a persimmon
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 10.75 inches.
Date: 1930s.
Publisher: Kawaguchi and Sakai. Publisher's seal in right margin. Carver and printer seals in left margin.
Bears Koson's "Hoson" signature and seal.
Reference: AH.1 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent with very faint matte ...
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Egret in Rain
Size: Tanzaku. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1928.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
First edition bearing the Watanabe D seal (sausage seal) in the right margin as in the catalog example.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Bears Shoson signature and seal.
Reference: S14.3 (cat. #157) in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Con...
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Egret on Snow-covered Branch
Size: Tanzaku. Approximately 15.0 x 6.75 inches.
Date: 1930s.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. First edition.
Bears Shoson signature and seal.
Reference: S14.2 (cat. #156) in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
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Ohara Koson
Snow-capped Mount Fuji
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (6)
Reference: K44.8 and plate 103 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Lower right corner reinforced. Tone line at bottom edge. Some fading.
- A well-known and rarely seen Koson design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1368189 (stock #Ohara171)
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Ohara Koson
Sparrow on Hortensia (Blue Hydrangea)
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1920s.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Publisher: Daikokuya (20)
Reference: K33.13 and plate 52 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Very good. Some faint foxing (stabilized).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1368334 (stock #Ohara172)
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Ohara Koson
Torii with Lantern and Deer
Size: Yoko chu-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 5.50 inches.
Date: ca. 1900.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Kokkeido. Bears Kokkeido seal.
Reference: K44.12 and plate 28 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Some foxing (stabilized). Four small wear holes visible when held to light.
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Ohara Koson
Nuthatcher Atop Persimmon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.75 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1920s.
Koson seal.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Publisher: Daikokuya (89)
Reference: K18.1 and in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Right edge has slight wrinkle.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1371056 (stock #Ohara177)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Deer and Lantern
Size: Approximately 3.75 x 2.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1930s.
Bears the Shoson seal
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
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Ohara Koson
Crow on Cherry Branch
Size: Approximately 6.25 x 4.25 inches.
Date: ca. 1930s.
Unsigned as originally issued.
Reference: page 175 of Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
"Made in Japan" stamped on back.
Condition: Excellent. Uncirculated. One pencil point-sized dot in sky.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller estate.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1374491 (stock #Ohara183)
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Ohara Koson
Cawing Crow
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 16.5 x 10.5 inches.
Date: Early 20th century.
Reference: K5.15 and page 140 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: the Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Publisher: Believed to be the earlier Daikokuya version alluded to in the catalog. Note the differences with respect to our Nishinomiya Yosaku edition (Ohara083).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Pinhol...
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Ohara Koson
Insect Next To Flowering Wisteria
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.25 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1910-1923.
Koson signature and seal
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Publisher: Daikokuya (154)
Reference: K43.6 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
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Ohara Koson
Sparrows ad Wisteria
Size: 16.75 x 10.5 inches.
Early 20th century.
Reference: K33.10 and page 142 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku
Koson signature and seal
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent front. A couple of areas of thinner paper where once adhered to backing. One pinpoint-sized hole in lower sky.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #1382691 (stock #Ohara190)
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Ohara Koson
Crow on Snowy Bough
Size: Approximately 6.25 x 4.25 inches.
Date: ca. 1930s.
Unsigned as originally issued.
Publisher: Daikokuya (Matsuki Heikichi).
Reference: #48b on on page 72 of Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller estate.
"Made in Japan" stamped on back.
Condition: Excellent. Uncirculated.