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Ohara Shoson (Koson) Woodblock Print - Tanuki, Grasses, and Moon RARE

Ohara Shoson (Koson) Woodblock Print - Tanuki, Grasses, and Moon RARE


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1940: Item # 1462581

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Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Tanuki Among Autumn Grasses
Catalog title: Badger between Autumn Grasses
Size: Approximately 11.125 x 9.75 inches.
Date: 1934. First and only edition.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo (T36-199).
Shoson signature and seal lower left.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Reference: S41.1 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Tape residue shows through from back. Matte line. A couple of spots of foxing.
Note: A very rare design. The magical tanuki is also often referred to as "racoon dog".