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Animal paintings by Etsuko Ogasawara

1000 pieces

Fuji horses
© Row. V. Ogasawara

Fuji horses

Two fine steeds gallop below Mount Fuji; Ogasawara's style is soft and flowing yet brings out the muscular strength of the pair. By tradition, we are told, a black horse symbolizes a prayer for rain, and a red horse a prayer for the sun.

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An Appleone puzzle: 1000 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: A10474 (1000-474 on package)
Retail price ¥3600 (approx. US$34.62 €31.03 £26.47)
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Ogasawara Etsuko

Few biographical details are available, but Ogasawara has worked as a background artist for anime production, and specialises in animal portraits.

Recent works by this artist all bear the unexplained copyright declaration "Row. V. Ogasawara." Perhaps "Row" is a nickname, but the initial is a mystery, and on earlier puzzles "Row. E. Ogasawara" has also been seen.

Deleted puzzles

For reference: you can view all of her puzzles that are out of print in the Attic.