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Ohara Koson Japanese Woodblock Print - Rabbits Moon - First edition

Ohara Koson Japanese Woodblock Print - Rabbits Moon - First edition


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1930: Item # 1341223

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Ohara Shoson (Koson) (1877~1945)
Rabbits under bush clover and full moon.
Publisher: Watanabe Sozaburo. Watanabe cat. no. T36-181.
Dated 1931 in in Crows, Cranes & Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland) (S41.7).
Oban. Approximately 15 x 10 inches.
Gauffrage embossing employed on rabbits.
Condition: Excellent. A few pencil-point type marks in the moon and sky. Wave in paper at bottom margin.
Note: The print bears the Watanabe A seal, which is noted to have been in use between 1924-1930, which would make this ca. 1931 print a "first-of-the-first" edition.