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This is a woodblock in colors by the Japanese artist Kaoru Kawano. It is titled "Butterflies" It is a stamped signature in the image. This is most likely a posthumous printing done in an unlimited edition. The image measures 21 1/2 x 15" and the paper measures 23 3/4 x 18". There is some staining along the top margin- old glue residue from a previous masking tape hinges- it does not go into the image. There are slight handling creases throughout otherwise the piece is in good condition.

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Monday, 26 March 2007

BUTTERFLIES by Kaoru Kawano. Original Japanese woodblock print. Fine color, condition and impression. Strong texture and ink bleedthrough on fine Japanese washi. Large size measures 23.7 x 18.2 inches. Nice use of mica in butterflies area.
Sunday, 23 August 2009

This is a very nice woodblock by well known printmaker Kaoru Kawano (1916-1965). Title: "Butterflies". Image: 21 3/4 x 14 7/8in or (55.2 x 37.8cm). Sheet: 23 3/4 x 18in or (60.5 x 45.7cm). Carved and printed by Kawano. Edition: 72/300. Titled and signed in pencil. Very good condition. Full margins.
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