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Unknown, child and bird

Unknown, child and bird
by Kawano Kaoru (1916-1965)

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Artist: Kawano Kaoru (1916-1965) 河野薫
Title: Unknown, child and bird
Date 1st edition?Not set
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Chuban
Format (this edition): Chuban
DB artwork code: 33571
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:


Artist KAWANO, Kaoru (1916-65)
Title "Girl Holding Bird"

Date 1950's (Pencil-signed in image by artist.)
Publisher Seal Carver/Printer Red "Kawano seal" and pencil-signed in image by artist.
Image Size 8 1/2" X 11" chuban size (on heavy, hand-made paper)
Impression Excellent. Bold, vivid colors. Softly visible woodgrain-highlighted pattern to entire background; light "embossing" around girls hair and features. So well done, and in such great condition, ink almost appears raised from the page.
Condition On a scale of 1-100, this rates 100. Excellent. Clean front and back. Paper is in excellent condition, excellently preserved.
Reference/Illus na
Comments This is a rare collectors item, in perfect condition. One of kawanos more rare prints, you will not find many in circulation. Striking image of a red girl, holding a white bird. This piece reminds me of dream. On the back is a pencil notation,

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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