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Friday, 13 May 2005

This is a beautiful original woodblock print by the famous Japanese artist Karu Kawano(1916-1965). I do not know the exact title of this work. It was done in the 1950s and it is sealed in its old frame and mat. There is a biography of this artist pasted on the back. The image size is about 14.6"x9.1" in.. I do not know the size of the sheet since it is sealed in its old original frame and mat. The size with the frame is 18"x11.7" in. It is stamped with the artist's red stamp upper right. It is likely pencil signed on the margin below the mat.
Saito Era Japanese Woodblock Child + Flowers by Kaoru Kawano

This is a Japanese Woodblock depicting a Child and Flowers by Kaoru Kawano, a student of Saito. The image is 9 1/4" x 15" and has "14th" penciled in the lower right and has the artist's mark in the upper right, it is also stamped on the back. The print is in excellent condition but is taped to the matting.

Kawano Kaoru, Japanese 1916-1965

This wonderful Japanese Woodblock Print comes from the Estate of an 84 year old doctor. Kawano Kaoru is best known for his abstract textured images of children. This print is of A Girl with Flowers. It’s a very good impression with mica highlights on the background and silver highlights on the girl, and is probably circa 1950’s.
TITLE – Unknown A Girl with Flowers
MEDIUM – Woodblock print in colors on paper with deckled edges.

PENCIL- SIGNED – lower right, Kawano Kaoru

UNFRAMED - Sheet size: 16 Ύ” x 11 Ό”

Image size: 14 Ύ” x 9 Ό”

Very Good. Crisp colors and very good impression. No tears, creases, foxing or folds. Some old tape residue on the verso,

This is an original sosaku hanga Japanese Woodblock print by Kaoru Kawano. The print is sealed and pencil signed in the image by the artist.
The print is in excellent condition. Fine impression, excellent color and registration. Extensive use of mica in the figure. No toning, folds or creases. The print is not trimmed or setdown. Two barely visible specks of foxing in the margin which do not affect the image, and 3 traces of mounting tape residue on the verso. Paper size is 11" x 16.75".
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