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Notes (1st edition)Koson, using the artist name "Shoson", began working with Watanabe in 1927, designing prints depicting birds and flowers. Watanabe took many of the works to the Toledo Exhibition in 1930 and again in 1936.
Publisher (this edition): Watanabe Watanabe Watanabe Watanabe Watanabe
Date of this item: 1933 1933 1933 1933
Notes (this edition)
These notes were written by the original owner/seller/auctioner of the item and may be inaccurate.:
Very fine.

Catalog ID 8420
Artist Shoson
Title An Eagle in a Snowstorm
Medium Original Japanese Woodblock Print
Series Title
Edition First - copyright seal in l. r
Date 1930's
Publisher S. Watanabe
Reference No O-36 in the Watanabe 1936 catalog
Size 15 -1/4 x 10 "
Condition Very fine.
The Eagle

Artist: Koson
Format: Oban tate-e: 15.25" x 10.25"

Subject: Covering from one end of the print to the other, an Eagle flying over pine trees in the depth of Winter. See 'Crows, Cranes & Camellias' # S13.2 page 197.

Publisher: Watanabe

Date: 1933

Condition: Very fine colors. Full size with margins. Very minor marks and flaws. Two tiny pinholes in left margin. Generally fine state of preservation.

Impression: Very fine impression with gauffrage.

Japanese woodblock print by Ohara Shoson (Koson) of an Eagle in flight over snow capped pines. Signed and sealed on the image lower right. Watanabe publishers seal lower right corner. Image is toned with foxing. Glued in one small area of top margin to backing. Size: 15 3/8" x 10 1/2" - 39 cm x 26.5 cm.

Sunday, 5 February 2006

Title Eagle in Flight against a Snowy Sky
provenance: Robert O. Muller Estate
Artist Koson Ohara 1877-1945
Signature Shoson
Dated 1933
Publisher Watanabe
Medium/Technique Woodblock print
Impression excellent
Colors excellent - very good
Condition excellent - very good light toning, two needle size holes on the left margin, the upper right margin corner and the lower left margin corner lightly creased.
Description Large eagle flies in the snow falling sky. Very effective "baren" works to show the large snow flakes and the stormy weather.
Note Provenance: Robert O. Muller Collection.
Format Oban tate-e
Width Item 10.5 inches = 26.7 cm
Height Item 15.7 inches = 39.8 cm
Listed is a great, vintage, Japanese, woodblock print measuring approximately 10 by 15.5 inches. There is light, general, age and use related wear but no damage. Textured paper with appropriate bleedthrough on the back. Good color.
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