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Yamagishi (After) Ohara Koson Woodblock Print - Iris and Bee 1910 SOLD

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1910: Item # 1439113

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Kazue Yamagishi / Ohara Koson
Iris and a Bee
Size: Approximately 14.4 x 9.2 cm. 5.75 x 3.625 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Sealed "Yamagishi," which may be the carver Kazue Yamagishi (1891-1984).
Publisher: Matsumoto (no. 422) The Matsumoto catalog states, "Reproduced from a rare picture by Koson."
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: A few faint marks in the sky.
An early and rarely seen design. Not found in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland) but similar to K43.9 (Small insect on flowering irises)in that volume.