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Ohara Koson Japanese Woodblock Print - Bull-headed Shrike SOLD

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1920: Item # 1331562

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Ohara Koson
Bull-headed shrike looking at a spider
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.25 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-23.
Bears Koson signature and seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (59).
Reference: K25.1 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: A conservator has repaired a tear at the bottom below the leaf. Otherwise excellent.
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.