Artist: Shoson Ohara
Description: Title Cat Catching Mouse rare: provenance: Robert O. Muller estate Artist Koson Ohara 1877-1945 Signature “Hoson”. Seal Artist’s seal. Dated Ca. 1930s. Publisher Kawaguchi. Medium/Technique Woodblock print. Description Cat is chasing a mouse. They run near a paper lantern and several scattered matches and a match box. Gray background. Format Oban tate-e Width Item 10.8 inches = 27.5 cm Height Item 15.0 inches = 38.0 cm Literature Newland, Amy R.; Jan Perree & Robert Schaap, “Crows, cranes & camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson”, Leiden: Hotei Publishing, 2001, ISBN 90-74822-38-x, – H41.1.