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Finch and Chrysanthemums by Katsushika Taito II (active circa 1810 - 1853)

Katsushika Taito II (active circa 1810 - 1853) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Finch and Chrysanthemums

Comments - Charming kacho-e or birds and flowers print of a finch in flight above a chrysanthemums covered with blossoms. The subject is rendered using the negative space of the paper surrounded by a deep blue background. The first time we've seen this interesting subject.

Artist - Katsushika Taito II (active circa 1810 - 1853)

Image Size - 14" x 4 3/4" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight paper remnants on reverse at top edge from previous mounting. Diagonal fold. Small hole, repaired. Slight toning, a few creases, small paper remnants on background. Please see photos for details.

Finch and Chrysanthemums by Katsushika Taito II (active circa 1810 - 1853)
Finch and Chrysanthemums by Katsushika Taito II (active circa 1810 - 1853)

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