Koson 小原古邨 : Two Japanese Waxwings and Red Berries 枝に連雀 (Sold)

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Artist: Ohara Kōson (1877-1945)
Title: Two Japanese Waxwings and Red Berries
Date: 1920s-30s

Two colorful waxwings pose on a branch, one tasting red berries. By the color of the leaves, it seems to be autumn. The beautifully plumed birds are in sharp focus, while the tree branches are printed in a way that mimics soft ink brushstrokes. Note the lovely woodgrain in the lower right corner of the grey block.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: 37.8 x 19.3 cm
Literature: “Crows, Cranes & Camellias”, number K32.3, page 184.
Seal: Koson
Signature: Koson