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Ohara Koson Japanese Woodblock Print - Two Barn Swallows in Flight

Ohara Koson Japanese Woodblock Print - Two Barn Swallows in Flight


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1920: Item # 1324254

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Ohara Koson
Two barn swallows diving towards a small insect in flight
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (43)
Reference: K28.2 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent with a few faint marks in the lower sky. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father, John Jay. Their Bedford home is now the John Jay Homestead historic site.
Note: The prints in this Eleanor Jay collection are all pre-earthquake. Compare the lighting in this version with our Ohara126.