Carp Swimming Around Water-grass

Shoson, Ohara, 1877-1945

Carp Swimming Around Water-grass
  • Artist : Shoson, Ohara, 1877-1945
  • Edition : Heisei Edition
  • Date : undated, but originally published in 1926
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : WPOS08
  • Condition : Excellent; acquired directly from the publisher
  • Dimensions : 14 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches
  • Illustrated : Crows, Cranes and Camellias, pl. 169 and pl. S39.1
  • Comments : Posthumous edition, printed in the Heisei Period (1989 - April, 2019), by the original publisher - Watanabe Color Print Co., from the original blocks
  • SOLD

About The Artist

Shoson, Ohara, 1877-1945

Born in Kanazawa. Original name Ohara Matao. Studied with Shijo-style painter Suzuki Kason. Under the name Koson made Russo-Japanese War prints in 1904 and many small kacho prints published by Matsuki Heikichi of Daikokuya for export. In 1912 changed name to Shoson and dedicated himself to painting but may have designed a few more prints for Daikokuya under the name Koson. In 1926 resumed kacho hanga production. Published chiefly by Watanabe Shozaburo but also by Nishinomiya Yosaku and Sak.....

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