Crow on a Snowy Bough (grey sky)

Ohara Koson (aka Shoson)

Crow on a Snowy Bough (grey sky)

Japanese woodblock print

O-tanzaku: 13 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches (sheet 1 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches).

Allinson Gallery, Inc.

Storrs, CT

860-429-2322 - land line

Under $2,200

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Crow on a Snowy Bough (grey sky). O-tanzaku: 13 1/2 x 7 1/2 (sheet 1 4 3/4 x 7 1/2). Publisher; Daikoku-ya (Matsuki) Heikichi (Tokyo publisher, 1818-1923). Illustrated: Crows, Cranes & Camellias plate 48, checklist K5.7. Subtle bokashi shading; gauffrage in the snow; shiny black lacquer feathers; nicely visible woodgrain; very fine, crisp detailing. Excellent condition. Signed and sealed Koson. 

The authors write, page 72, "A jungle crow (Corvus macrorhynchos) caws whilst perched on a snowy bough at dusk.

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