Ohara Kōson: Jumping Fish

Koson: Jumping Sweetfish in Stream (Sold)

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Artist: Ohara Koson (1877-1945)
Title: Jumping Fish
Date: 1920s-30s

Three Ayu (sweetfish), one jumping above water that is splashing against rocks. Features hand-applied gofun on the splashes. With the “Made in Japan” seal, verso, which was used only prior to WWII.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: O-tanzaku
Publisher: Daikokuya
Literature: “Crows, Cranes & Camellias”, number K39.16, page 189.
Seal: Koson
Signature: Koson