Tsuchiya Rakusan: Snowy Plovers and Pussy Willow (Sold)

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Artist: Tsuchiya Rakusan
Title: Snowy Plovers and Pussy Willow
Series: Rakusan Kachô Gafu (Rakusan’s Bird and Flower Print Series)
Date: ca. 1948

Native Japanese River Plovers wade in shallow water beneath branches of Rosegold Pussy Willow (Cat-willow), a native species common in Japan. Number 83 in Rakusan’s finest bird-and-flower series. The Japanese title may be translated “Pussywillow and Snowy Plovers (Winter)” {Nekoyanagi ni kawachidori (fuyu)}. From the edition that was published between 1948 and 1955.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: 41.4 x 53.5 cm
Publisher: Self-published by the artist
Seal: Artist’s seal
Signature: Rakuzan Kyo-shi-sei and Rakusan in Romaji