Shoson Ohara: Snow Covered Torii - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Shoson Ohara

Title: Snow Covered Torii

Date: 1910

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Monday, 17 January 2011 Japanese Woodblock KOSON Print 1910 Snow Covered Torii "Snow covered torii" A VERY SCARCE Japanese woodblock print by Koson in chu-tanzaku format. Signed and sealed Koson. Published by Kokkedio and with the publisher's seal. The paper measures 13 3/16" height by 4 5/8" width (this is also the area of the printed image because there is no border). Mounted at the top on its original paper backing. The white parts - including the spots of snow in the sky - are "gofun" derived from oyster shells. The condition is perfect. This is number K44.13 (illustration number 24) in the catalog raisonne "Crows, Cranes & Camellias" The condition is perfect.

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