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Two crows in snow

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Two crows in snow
by Ito Sozan (1884-)

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Artist: Ito Sozan (1884-)
Title: Two crows in snow
Date 1st edition?Not set
Publisher 1st edition?Watanabe Shozaburo 渡辺
Publisher (this edition)?Watanabe Shozaburo 渡辺
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Mitsugiri
Format (this edition): Mitsugiri
DB artwork code: 39264
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Thursday, 11 May 2006

Up for auction is a beautiful Japanese Wood Cut Print of a very dynamic set if two black birds or crows by Ito Sozan. My parents purchased these prints in the mid 1970s in South East England. The have been carefully stored away.

Condition: Excellent, one small pin size hole in the top right
Colors: Bright & Dynamic subject matter
Measures 15”h x 6 1/2"w

Artist: Ito Sozan (1884-?)

Title: “Two Crows in the Snow”

Date: Early 1920s

Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo

Image Size: 6 ¼” x 14 5/8”

Impression: Fine. Nice “bokashi”; nicely detailed carving

Condition: Excellent. Strong colors, one small pin size hole in the top right

Comments: A colorful “kacho-e” image, not often seen. Sozan designed prints for Watanabe from 1919 until 1926, with Watanabe’s 1936 catalogue containing 28 prints by Sozan.

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