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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
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: 31819
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- 2.jpg is:



JAPAN 1916-1955

Original wood block in colors (c. 1955). The image size is 15"x9 1/4" on 11 1/4"x17" heavy rice paper, with margins. Signed by the artist with the chopmark in red in the lower right corner of the image. There is a number in the upper right margin. With the publisher's seal in the lower right corner verso. With the artist's name and title verso in pencil. This is a fine impression in very good condition. There is some faint creasing in the image which may have been produced when the print was being pulled. Also, there are two groups of indentions in the upper right margin and lower right margin.

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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