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Twilight (C)

Twilight (C)
by Kawano Kaoru (1916-1965)

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Artist: Kawano Kaoru (1916-1965) 河野薫
Title: Twilight (C)
Series: 
Date 1st edition?1955 (in the decade of)
Publisher 1st edition?Self
Publisher (this edition)?Self
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Large Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 35214
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:

Monday, 5 September 2005

You are bidding on an original Japanese woodblock print “Nude” signed by the Famous Taisho/Showa Shin Hanga woodblock print artist Kaoru Kawano (1916-1965). The print size is 16 1/2 x 11 inches. The colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. The artist’s signature and his chop mark are at the lower left corner of the print. Colors, which are vivid and vibrant, are in layers. This print is not attached to any backing paper or cardboard and strong ink bleeding can be seen through the back of the original Japanese mulberry paper. Four borders are intact. This print was kept in a frame for decades.

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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