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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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1363209 (stock #Ohara160)
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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.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1364972 (stock #Ohara162)
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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 ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1366634 (stock #Ohara169)
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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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1367804 (stock #Ohara170)
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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 1940 item #1371420 (stock #Ohara181)
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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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1379988 (stock #Ohara164)
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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 : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : 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 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. Never displayed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1383929 (stock #Ohara193)
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Ohara Koson
Crow on Cherry Branch
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 13.5 x 7.25 inches.
Date: 1900-1910s.
Reference: K5.3 and plate 47 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Toned paper edges.
Note: This is the state and seal illustrated in the Koson catalog.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1385768 (stock #Ohara194)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Sparrows and Bamboo in Snow
Size: Approximately 3.75 x 2.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1930s.
Bears the Shoson seal
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
Note: This rare print is uncatalogued.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1386018 (stock #Ohara195)
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Ohara Koson
Two carp
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Koson seal lower left.
Publisher: Daikokuya (41).
Reference: K39.1 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Tape has been removed from the back. Those areas as well as a crease at the right edge have been reinforced by a conservator. Slight fading.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1393862 (stock #Ohara201)
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Ohara Koson
Peafowl on flowering cherry
Size: ko-tanzaku. Approximately 7.75 x 3.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Koson seal at lower right.
Reference: AK.19 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Compare with our large Ohara125 K38.13 published by Daikokuya.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Back lower corner has spot.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1394169 (stock #Ohara205)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Kingfisher on Snow-Covered Reeds
Size: Approximately 7 x 4.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1930s.
Shoson seal at lower left.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: AS.13 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
Note: Embossed snow on this rarely seen design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1394741 (stock #Ohara209)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Night heron on the bough of a willow tree in the rain
Size: Approximately 11.25 x 10.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1935.
Shoson signature and seal at lower right.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: S14.1 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Never displayed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1394827 (stock #Ohara208)
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Ohara Hoson (Koson)
Rooster and Weasel
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 10.75 inches.
Date: 1929. First and only edition.
Publisher: Kawaguchi and Sakai. Publisher's seal in right margin. Carver (Maeda) and printer (Komatsu) seals in left margin.
Koson's "Hoson" signature and seal at lower right.
Made in Japan stamped on verso.
Reference: H41.3 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1396406 (stock #Ohara213)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Egret on Snow-covered Willow Tree at Night
Size: Koban. Approximately 7.25 x 5.0 inches.
Date: 1930s.
Shoson seal lower right.
Made in Japan stamped on verso.
Reference: AS.10 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1407489 (stock #Ohara219)
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Ohara Koson
Fishing Boats at Sea
Size: Chu-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 5 inches.
Date: ca. pre-1910.
Publisher: Kokkeido.
Artist's signature and seal and publisher's seal at lower right.
Reference: K44.20 and cat. #29 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1411381 (stock #Ohara223)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson) (1877~1945)
Rabbits under bush clover and full moon.
Date: 1931.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Watanabe C (sausage) seal, which was in use between 1929-1942 and is consistent with a first/early edition.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15 x 10 inches.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Reference: S41.7 in Crows, Cranes & Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1411691 (stock #Ohara225)
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Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Cranes on Seashore
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1933.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Watanabe sausage seal (C seal) at right margin, indicating a first edition printed between 1929-1942.
Shoson signature and seal.
Made in Japan stamped on verso.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Reference: S4.1 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. Never di...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1412282 (stock #Ohara227)
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Ohara Koson
Wading Egret
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: Early 20th century.
Reference: K14.14 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Publisher: Daikokuya
Signed and sealed by the artist.
"Made in Japan" stamped on back.
Condition: Excellent.
Embossing on face, tail, and body.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1416511 (stock #Ohara229)
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Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Group of Egrets
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1927. This edition 1946-1957.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Watanabe 6 mm in lower right corner of image.
Shoson signature and seal.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Reference: S14.5 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Features gauffrage embossing on the birds' bodies. Please see Enlargement 3 to view embossing.
C...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1416918 (stock #Ohara230)
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Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Egrets
Size: Oban. Approximately 15 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1926. This edition 1946-1957.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Watanabe 6 mm in lower left corner of image.
Shoson signature and seal.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Reference: S14.4 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Embossing on the birds' bodies. Please see Enlargment 3 to see embossing and very slight crease.
Condition: ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1417099 (stock #Ohara231)
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Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Crows in Moonlight
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1927. This edition 1946-1957.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Watanabe 6 mm in lower left corner of image.
Shoson signature and seal.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Reference: S5.3 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. A couple of very faint spots in white sky at lower right.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1417715 (stock #Ohara234)
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Ohara Koson
Dancing Fox
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.75 x 7.5 inches.
Publisher: Daikokuya
Date: ca. 1910-1923.
Koson signature and seal.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Reference: K41.15a in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
The fox wears a lotus leaf on his head. This more rare variant features grasses in the background.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1424457 (stock #Ohara237)
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Ohara Hoson (Koson)
Flowering Lotus
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.25 x 9.5 inches.
Date: 1920s. First edition.
Publisher: Kawaguchi and Sakai. Publisher's seal in right margin. Carver (Maeda) and printer (Komatsu) seals in left margin.
Koson's "Hoson" signature and seal at lower right.
Made in Japan stamped on verso.
Reference: H43.4 and cat. 179 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1424504 (stock #Ohara238)
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Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Cockatoo and Pomegranate
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1927. This edition 1946-1957.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Watanabe 6mm seal at lower left.
Shoson signature and seal lower right. Pencil signature in lower margin.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Features lovely embossed feathers.
Reference: S36.1 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excelle...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1424700 (stock #Ohara241)
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Ohara Koson
Wading Egret With Reeds
Size: Shikishiban. Approximately 11.25 x 10.5 inches.
Date: 1930s.
Koson signature and seal at lower right.
Publisher: Daikokuya (Matsuki Heikichi). This edition published by Kawaguchi.
Reference: AK14.15 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
"Made in Japan" and "No. 25" stamped on verso.
Condition: Excellent with faint dot of foxing on bird's back. Pencil notes at back margi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1424796 (stock #Ohara242)
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Ohara Koson
Nuthatcher Atop Persimmon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.25 inches.
Date: ca. 1910s-1920s.
Koson seal lower right.
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. Pencil notation on back.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1432987 (stock #Ohara246)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Pheasant and Grasses
Size: Approximately 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1930s.
Shoson seal at lower right.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: AS.14 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1433027 (stock #Ohara247)
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Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Peacock and Peahen in a Flowering Cherry Tree
Size: Approximately 5.5 x 3.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1930s.
Shoson seal at right.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: AS.30 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1434006 (stock #Ohara250)
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Ohara Koson
White Eagle On Pine Branch During a Heavy Storm
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 13.5 x 7.375 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Koson signature and seal at upper right.
Publisher: Daikokuya
Reference: K13.10 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print on heavy paper.
Condition: Some darker areas near edge from former adhesive. Toning. Pencil notes on back. Mottled area at lower l...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1436508 (stock #Ohara251)
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Ohara Koson
Roaring Tiger
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.25 x 7.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Koson signature and seal at lower right.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
Reference: K41.6 and cat. 134 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
"A tiger roars as it stands on a mountain ridge and looks over the crescent moon far below. The original painting for this...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1436772 (stock #Ohara253)
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Ohara Koson
Three small birds on a twig of a red maple
Size: Approximately 17.5 x 12.5 cm. 6.75 x 4.875 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Koson signature and seal at lower left.
Publisher: Matsumoto (no. 440).
Reference: AK.18 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Slight wave in paper around original publisher's label at back.
An early and rarely seen design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1437092 (stock #Ohara255)
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Ohara Koson
Two songbirds on a cherry tree
Size: Approximately 17 x 12 cm. 6.625 x 4.625 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Koson signature and seal at right.
Publisher: Matsumoto (no. 435).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: A few foxing spots. Slight wave in paper around original publisher's label at back.
An early and rarely seen design not found in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).