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ZESHIN, Shibata (1807 - 91) Crows in flight at sunrise

Signed:                     Eighty-one-year old man Zeshin
Sealed:                      Zeshin
Publisher:                Daikokuya (Matsuki Heikichi)
Date:                         1888
Size:                          shikishiban  (c. 26 x 24. 5 cms / 10" x 9.5")

Excellent impression and color; mounted on cardboard.
Minimal wear to the outmost tip of the lower left corner.

ref. no.: #753174
Price:  € 980.00
"Zeshin has effectively conveyed to the print medium the boldness of design that was characteristic of his lacquerware, positioning the birds diagonally across the upper triangle of the composition." ('The New Wave')
- The first owner of this particular copy of the print had acquired it in Japan during a world tour in the year 1900. -

The new Wave; London/ Leiden, 1993.

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