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|Notes (this edition)|
These notes were written by the original owner/seller/auctioner of the item and may be inaccurate.:
Artist KAWANO, Kaoru (1916-65)
Title "Snow Camellia"
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.
Comments Cute "dancing figure" image for which Kiwano is so well known. Limited edition--quite a large print.
Camelia is double oban mint condition 48/200 pencil signed, sealed, titled in
kanji and english, self carved/self printed tag attached to the verso.