Two Cranes in Shallow Water with Reeds Behind

by Ohara Shoson (1877 - 1945)

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Two Cranes in Shallow Water with Reeds Behind by Ohara Shoson (1877 - 1945)

Original Ohara Shoson (1877 - 1945) Japanese Woodblock Print
Two Cranes in Shallow Water with Reeds Behind

Comments - Lovely kacho-e or birds and flowers print of two cranes standing in shallow water, one dipping its head to feed. Faint ripples move out across the water, and reeds blowing in the breeze line the opposite shore, fading into the distance against a warm peach sky. A terrific shin hanga design with beautiful bokashi shading.

Signature - Shoson with red artist's "Shoson" seal
Publisher - Watanabe

Artist - Ohara Shoson (1877 - 1945)

Image Size - 14 5/8" x 6 3/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight paper remnants on reverse at edges from previous mounting. Small thinning spot, slight creasing and soiling. Please see photos for details. Good overall.

Two Cranes in Shallow Water with Reeds Behind by Ohara Shoson (1877 - 1945)
Two Cranes in Shallow Water with Reeds Behind by Ohara Shoson (1877 - 1945)

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