Ohara Koson

One of the great printmakers of the 20th century, Ohara Koson was most famous for his kacho-e (prints of birds & flowers). He was born in Kanazawa in 1877 and later became a teacher at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts around 1900. Here he met the American professor, Ernest Fenollosa, a huge advocate of traditional Japanese art. With the outbreak of the Russo-Japanese War, photography went out of fashion and war prints were in high demand. This was a great opportunity for Koson to earn a good living from his trade alongside teaching, but he never forgot his love for birds and flowers. Under the encouragement of professor Fenollosa, Koson began creating kacho-e designs predominantly for Western tastes and was therefore pushed outside the local circle by his Japanese designer neighbours. However, his prints received great success in the United States and Europe! He created prints under three different artist names over his lifetime; Ohara Hoson, Ohara Shoson and Ohara Koson.

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Ohara Koson (Myna on Magnolia Branch)

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WDC93355 - 50 x 100cm

£49.99

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Ohara Koson (Peacock on a Cherry Blossom Tree)

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WDC93354 - 50 x 100cm

£49.99

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Ohara Koson (Songbird and Flowering Camellia)

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WDC93356 - 50 x 100cm

£49.99

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Ohara Koson (Two Carp)

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WDC91189 - 30 x 60cm

£34.99

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Ohara Koson (Two Peacocks on Tree Branch)

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WDC93353 - 50 x 100cm

£49.99

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Ohara Koson (Two Veil Goldfish)

worldwide Canvas Prints
WDC91188 - 30 x 60cm

£34.99

Ohara Koson (Basket of Flowers)

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PPFPPR44816G - 30 x 40cm

£29.99

Ohara Koson (Bird and Red Ivy)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR44817G - 30 x 40cm

£29.99

Ohara Koson (Blooming Azalea in Blue Pot)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR44818G - 30 x 40cm

£29.99

Ohara Koson (Carp)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR41724G - 30 x 60cm

£44.99

Ohara Koson (Chrysanthemum and Running Water)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR44819G - 30 x 40cm

£29.99

Ohara Koson (Cockatoo and Pomegranate)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR44820G - 30 x 40cm

£29.99

Ohara Koson (Crow on a Cherry Branch)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR41725G - 30 x 60cm

£44.99

Ohara Koson (Egret in the Rain)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR44821G - 30 x 40cm

£29.99

Ohara Koson (Egrets in a Swamp)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR41726G - 30 x 60cm

£44.99

Ohara Koson (Egrets on a Snowy Night)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR44822G - 30 x 40cm

£29.99

Ohara Koson (Iris Flowers)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR44823G - 30 x 40cm

£29.99

Ohara Koson (Irises)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR41727G - 30 x 60cm

£44.99

Ohara Koson (Japanese Waxwing on Maple)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR41728G - 30 x 60cm

£44.99

Ohara Koson (Kingfisher)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR41729G - 30 x 60cm

£44.99

Ohara Koson (Peacock)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR45983G - 40 x 40cm

£34.99

Ohara Koson (Pheasants)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR41730G - 30 x 60cm

£44.99

Ohara Koson (Tiger)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR45984G - 40 x 40cm

£34.99

Ohara Koson (Tits on a Cherry Branch)

worldwide Pre-Framed Art Prints
PPFPPR41731G - 30 x 60cm

£44.99

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