Geese and Banana Tree

Artist: Shoson Ohara

Name: Geese and Banana Tree

Date: Not set

Description: Title Geese and Banana Tree (extra-large size) Artist Koson Ohara 1877-1945 Signature Koson Seal koson Dated ca. 1930s Publisher Nishinomiya Yosaku Impression excellent … (printed ca. 1940s) wood grain visible, embossed Colors excellent … fine gradations on the background Condition excellent – very good … slight crease on upper edge , the left corners are still attached to the original folio with old Nishinomiya’s inventory number Description Two white geese are strolling nearby a banana tree. This design has the orange background version listed on the reference book. (The slight line in the middle is a scanning seam which is not on the actual print). Width 11.2 inches = 28.5 cm Height 17.9 inches = 45.5 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, – Pg. 118, Pl. 109

Ohara Koson - Geese and Banana Tree

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