Artist: KAWANO, KaoruTitle: "Two Kittens"Date: Likely 1960's (round red artist's "seal" verso)Seal, Carver/Printer: Red "Kawano seal" verso. (Not pencil-signed by artist.)Image Size: 10 1/4 x 14 3/4 (on heavy hand-made paper)Impression: Very Fine. Bold, fresh colors; on heavy, handmade paper. Nicely visible woodgrain pattern to grey cat. Cats' outlined in thin lacquer line.Condition: Excellent. Very clean frontside and verso. (Two small tape remnants verso top margin--otherwise flawless.)
Kawano Kaoru (1916-1965) was a Japanese woodblock printmaker known for his distinct representation of figures. He took advantage of the wood grain to create his unique textures.
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