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