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Nijo Castle

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Nijo Castle
by Kawai Kenji (born 1908)

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Artist: Kawai Kenji (born 1908)
Title: Nijo Castle
Date 1st edition?1947
Publisher 1st edition?Unsodo 芸艸堂
Publisher (this edition)?Unsodo 芸艸堂
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 38479
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:

Friday, 7 October 2005

Title Nijo Castle
first edition printing
Artist Kenji Kawai 1908-1995
Signature Kenji
Seal artist's seal
Dated 1947
Publisher Unsodo
Technique/Medium Woodblock print
Impression excellent - very good … (first edition printing) lightly embossed
Colors very good
Condition very good … light foxing on the left area mostly visible on the snow, margin edges slightly creased.
Description "Nijo-jo" Nijo Castle in a fine day after the snow.
Note carver Nagashima Michio, printer Shinmi Saburo
Format Oban tate-e
Width 10.5 inches = 26.7 cm
Height 15.8 inches = 40.2 cm

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