Title: Swans and Reeds'Artist: Ohara Koson (Shoson) (1877-1945)Publisher: Date: 1929Medium: Woodblock PrintSize/Format: 15.25" x 10.25"
This lovely original lifetime woodblock print depicts mated Swans on a pond, navigating the reeds. It is set against a black ground, with an interesting white shadowed and rippled effect. It bears Shoson's seal in the lower left corner and Watanabe's 'sausage' seal, dating this print to 1929-1942, a true lifetime print. The swans have gorgeous markings, with beautiful color. This print appears to have never been framed, and is in excellent condition. There are marks in the backside margins from when the print was tipped into its original folder. The print is oban-sized at 15 1/4" high by 10 1/4" wide.
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