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two kittens

two kittens
by Kawano Kaoru (1916-1965)

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Artist: Kawano Kaoru (1916-1965) 河野薫
Title: two kittens
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): Not Set
Format (this edition): Not Set
DB artwork code: 32628
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:

DESCRIPTION :This eBay auction is for a vintage Japanese woodblock print of two kittens by the listed Japanese artist Kauro Kawano (1916-1965). The artist's pencil signature is located in the lower right corner of the image ( see photos). There are no other marks, stamps, or labels located on this unframed wood block print.

CONDITION :This Japanese woodblock print is in very good to excellent condition and free from tears or repairs. This print is not glued down and appears to have the original uncut margins. The back of the print has excellent bleed through of the ink. There are signs of typical minor mellowing of the paper, some typical minor foxing, and a small 1/2 inch stain along the lower left margin which does not affect the image. The lower right and upper right corners of the margins have some minor creases which do extend into the image. All other aspects of this print are excellent.

MEASUREMENTS :The overall paper size measures approximately 17 ¾ inches by 11 ½ inches and the plate size measures 14 ¾ inches by 10 ¼ inches.

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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