Tsuchiya Rakusan: White Herons and Wild Sweet Flags (Sold)

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Artist: Tsuchiya Rakusan
Title: White Herons and Wild Sweet Flags
Series: Rakusan Kachô Gafu (Rakusan’s Bird and Flower Print Series)
Date: ca. 1930

This is number 2 in Rakusan’s finest bird-and-flower series, featuring two white egrets in their snowy white plumage stalking amidst wild irises. The Japanese title may be translated “Sweet Flags and Straw-raincloaked Little Egrets (Winter)” {Hanazekishô ni mino shirasagi (fuyu)}. From the second edition that was published between 1935 and 1940.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: 39.7 x 48.6 cm
Publisher: Self-published by the artist
Seal: Artist’s seal
Signature: Rakuzan Kyo-shi-sei