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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: 31820
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:

This is a very nice Japanese woodcut/woodblock color print of a woman holding a baby and a cross in the background. It reminds me of the Madonna and child and the Cross in the background. The image is very bold and striking. The image size measures approximately 10 x 14 inches and the frame measures about 17 x 21 inches. The print is original to the frame and I have chosen not to remove it. The signature is signed in pencil and can be seen in the lower right corner below the artist's cartouche. I do not see any tears, stains or other imperfections.

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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