Koson 小原古邨 : Two Crows in Flight Against the Full Moon

Ohara Kōson

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Artist: Ohara Kōson (1877-1945)
Title: Two Crows in Flight With Full Moon
Date: Ca. 1936

Two jungle crows (Corvis macrorhynchos) are captured in flight in front of the full moon on a clear night. The horizontal format is used effectively and the theme calls to mind the famous Zeshin print of two crows against an orange sky. A seldom-seen design. Published by Watanabe Shôzaburô.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: 17.8 x 38.7 cm
Literature: "Crows, Cranes & Camellias” page 149, plate 151. Watanabe catalog (1936) number 536.
Seal: Shoson
Signature: Shoson


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