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Ohara Koson [[MORE]] Ohara Koson is considered by many to be the foremost 20th century designer of bird and flower prints, or kacho-e. His designs were produced in prolific numbers for a primarily Western market and range from haunting realism to humorous depictions of animals at play.Ohara Koson (小原 古邨?, Kanazawa 1877 – Tokyo 1945) was a Japanese painter and printmaker of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, part of the shin-hanga (“new prints”) movement. Selected by Andrew

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Bird with red ivy by t. van gieson, via Flickr http://atouchofvaudeville.typepad.com/a_touch_of_vaudeville/koson-ohara/

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Ohara Koson (1877-1945) was a Japanese painter and printmaker of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, part of the shin-hanga ("new prints") movement. Most of his production was prints of animals (kachō-ga).

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"Two Carp and Blooming Water Plants" by Ohara Shoson (1877 - 1945) #japan #art #japanese #carp #handmade #print

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