Magpie with Pink and White Magnolia Blossoms

Magpie with Pink and White Magnolia Blossoms

Shoson, Ohara, 1877-1945

Magpie with Pink and White Magnolia Blossoms
  • Date : 1931
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 270679
  • Condition : Notations in pencil at bottom margin
  • Dimension : 14 1/8 x 9 3/8 inches
  • Illustrated : CCC. pl. S5.1
  • Comments : Published by The S. Watanabe Color Print Co.; round Watanabe 6mm seal; post-war printing
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  • 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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