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Lot 0068
  • Artist: Kenji KAWAI (1908-1995)
  • Title: "Seto Inland Sea in Autumn" ("Seto Naikai Aki")
  • Date: 1947 March (1947 "First Edition" printing)
  • Provenance: Private placement. Consigned by family of Air Force serviceman John Kinney stationed in Tokyo 1946-57.
  • Publisher: Uchida Bijutsu Shoshi
  • Seal, Carver/Printer: Nagashima/Shinmi (margin-dated First Edition)
  • Medium: Japanese Woodblock Print
  • Image Size: 9 3/8 x 14 5/8
  • Impression: Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to sky and water areas; light "gauffrage" (embossing) to sun, clouds, and waves; nicely detailed carving.
  • Condition: Pristine. Excellent colors. (Found side-tipped into original 1950's "presentation folder.")

    Kenji Kawai (1908-1995) was a Japanese painter and printmaker. He contributed designs for woodblock prints published by Unsodo shortly after World War II. Subjects are famous views from the Kyoto area and other tourist attractions of Japan like lake Biwa.

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    Kenji Kawai First Edition Woodblock Seto Inland Sea

    Auction ended on Tue, Mar 6, 2018
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