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Dancing Figure (Camellia), LE

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Dancing Figure (Camellia), LE
by Kawano Kaoru (1916-1965)

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Artist: Kawano Kaoru (1916-1965) 河野薫
Title: Dancing Figure (Camellia), LE
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: 33531
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:

Wednesday, 14 November 2007

Title Dancing Figure (Camellia)
limited edition - hand-signed
Artist Kaoru Kawano 1916-1965
Signature Signed by artist in pencil on the bottom right (under the red seal).
Seal Artist's seal.
Dated Ca. 1950.
Medium/Technique Woodblock print.
Impression Self-carved and self-printed by the artist.
Colors Excellent - very good … Mica on the light colored areas.
Condition Very good … Paper toned. Slightly creased. Margins creased and lightly wavy.
Edition Size 300
Numbered 81 / 300
Description "Tsubaki Matsuri" ("Camellia Festival"). A dancing woman in yellow kimono with a red camellia in her hair.
Note "Self-carved, self-printed, Kaoru Kawano" was printed on a piece of paper and attached on the back.
Width Item 12.6 inches = 32.0 cm
Height Item 24.8 inches = 63.0 cm
Width Image 9.6 inches = 24.5 cm
Height Image 22.4 inches = 57.0 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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