Kōson: Chrysanthemums Overhanging a Stream
Artist: Ohara Kōson
Title: Chrysanthemums Overhanging a Stream
Date: 1931 (this edition postwar)
Pink and white mums overhang a charmingly stylized stream. The flowers are contrasted against a deep black background, enhancing their decorative appeal. This work has the Watanabe seal used after WWII until the 1950s. Shoson was Koson’s artist name when working with the publisher Watanabe.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: 39 x 26 cm
Literature: R. Schaap: “Crows,Cranes & Camellias”, Leiden 2001, page 202, cat. S43.5.