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Woman Holding a Baby

Woman Holding a Baby
by Kawano Kaoru (1916-1965)

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Artist: Kawano Kaoru (1916-1965) 河野薫
Title: Woman Holding a Baby
Series: 
Date 1st edition?Not set
Publisher 1st edition?Self
Publisher (this edition)?Self
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Not Set
Format (this edition): Not Set
DB artwork code: 31818
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Kawano, Kaoru- WOMAN HOLDING A BABY- 1.jpg is:

KAORU KAWANO, 1916-1965, PRODUCED A WHOLE SERIES OF LITTLE GIRL STUDIES. ALL ARE CHARMING. EACH FEATURES ANOTHER CREATURE, OFTEN BIRDS BUT HERE A BABY - ALLUDING TO THE CHRIST CHILD OF COURSE. LIKE KIYOSHI SAITO AND OTHER 20TH CENTURY WOODBLOCK ARTISTS, HE DELIBERATELY USED THE WOODGRAIN FROM SPECIAL BLOCKS TO ENHANCE THE VISUAL IMAGE. THIS PRINT IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION OTHER THAN A VERY SLIGHT MATT BURN TO THE RIGHT OF THE IMAGE. THE PRINT HAS KAWANO'S SEAL IN RED AND A PENCILLED SIGNATURE IN ENGLISH. THE IMAGE SIZE IS 10" x 14 3/4". THE PAPER SIZE IS 11 1/4" x 17".

Artist Bio: Kaoru Kawano was a very popular artist for his distinctively styled depictions of figures, especially children. He uses the wood grain patterns to lender the textures and the mood to the works.

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