Koson (1877 - 1945), "Two Pigeons Resting on a Branch"
|Title||Two Pigeons Resting on a Branch|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Edition||First and only.|
|Publisher||Shima Art Company|
|Reference No||Hebert F. Johnson Museum of Art - Cornell Univ.|
|Size||8 -1/4 x 3 -1/2 "|
Notes: Rare; uncatalogued in Crows, Cranes and Camellias.
In 1940, Robert Muller purchased the inventory of the Shima Art Company in New York. Muller retained the manager, William Lee, and renamed the business, the Robert Lee Gallery. Shortly after Pearl Harbor, the joint venture was closed after just two years.
Blind-stamp embossing on the feathers.