Original woodblock print, Published by Watanabe - Ohara Koson (1877-1945) - Goldfish Bowl and a Cat - Heisei period (1989-2019)

Description
Original woodblock print, Published by Watanabe - Ohara Koson (1877-1945) - Goldfish Bowl and a Cat - Heisei period (1989-2019)
Very good condition, see description

Original woodblock print, Published by Watanabe - Ohara Koson (1877-1945) - Goldfish Bowl and a Cat - Heisei period (1989-2019)

Note: Ohara Koson was a Japanese painter and print designer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, part of the shin-hanga movement.

He worked at first with publishers Akiyama Buemon (Kokkeidō) and Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya), signing his work Koson.
Starting around 1926, he became associated with the publisher Watanabe Shōzaburō, and signed his work Shōson.
He also worked with the publisher Kawaguchi, signing his works Hōson.

This is singed "Shōson" (祥邨).
Publisher: Shōzaburō Watanabe Color Print Co.

First edition 1931 (shōwa 6).
This is a later edition, printed using the original woodblocks.

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print, Published by Watanabe
Material
Paper
Period
Heisei period (1989-2019)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Ohara Koson (1877-1945)
Theme/ depiction
Animal
Title of artwork
Goldfish Bowl and a Cat
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
400×267×0 mm
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