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Snow Camellia, LE

Snow Camellia, LE
by Kawano Kaoru (1916-1965)

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Artist: Kawano Kaoru (1916-1965) 河野薫
Title: Snow Camellia, LE
Series: 
Date 1st edition?Not set
Publisher 1st edition?Self
Publisher (this edition)?Self
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Double Oban
Format (this edition): Double Oban
DB artwork code: 32646
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:


Artist KAWANO, Kaoru (1916-65)
Title "Snow Camellia"
("Kantsubaki")
Date Likely 1950's, Limited Edition #108/200.
Series "Dancing Figure"
Publisher Self-carved, self-printed.
Seal, Carver/Printer Pencil-signed in lower image.
Sealed as "Self-Carved, Self-printed--Kaoru Kawano" on verso by artist.
Image Size OVERSIZED: 14 7/8 x 21 3/4 (on heavy, wide-margined paper; 18 x 23 3/4 overall)
Impression Fine. Boldly printed. Strong colors; on heavy, handmade paper. Nicely over-printed with shiny "white mica" on girl; entire two-toned dark green background is dusted also with "mica.".
Condition Nearly Excellent. Clean front and backside. (Minor printer's wrinkles; light wear.) Full, original margins.
Reference/Illus na
Comments Cute "dancing figure" image for which Kiwano is so well known. Limited edition--quite a large print.

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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