Artist: Ohara Shoson (Koson)
Title: Kingfisher on a Stump
Date: 1934, published by Watanabe, signed and sealed Shoson
Size: shikishi approx. 9.75" x 11"
Condition: VG, uncirculated print, never framed
Impression: Fine, solid key lines, tight registration, and good surface texture
Color: Fine, deep saturated color with bleed through to verso
Documentation: S38.1 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural world of Ohara Koson 1877-1945, illustrated on page 200
Provenance: from the Robert O. Muller estate
Notes: With a yellow sky behind him, a kingfisher peers from a snow-covered stump into an icy pond for fish. Very rare.