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Three Eyes

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Three Eyes
by Kawano Kaoru (1916-1965)

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Artist: Kawano Kaoru (1916-1965) 河野薫
Title: Three Eyes
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): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 31770
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:

Saturday, 16 July 2005

Title Owl
life time edition
Artist Kaoru Kawano 1916-1965
Signature "Kaoru Kawano" handsigned in pencil in the image (difficult to see but under the owl on the right)
Seal artist's seal (kaoru)
Dated ca. 1950s
Technique/Medium Woodblock print
Impression excellent - very good … (life time printing) wood textures on the feathers
Colors excellent - very good … mica lightly sprinkled
Condition excellent - very good … slight toning.
Description Two whimsical owls.
Format Oban yoko-e
Width 16.7 inches = 42.5 cm
Height 11.2 inches = 28.5 cm

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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