Kawano -- Lotus Flowers

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Artist KAWANO, Kaoru (1916-65)
Title "Lotus Flowers"
(aka "Quiet Rain")
(given name)
Date Likely 1960's (round grey artist's "seal" verso).
Series na
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer Red "Kawano seal" (and round grey artist's "seal" verso).
Image Size 9 1/4 x 14 7/8 (on heavy, hand-made paper)
Impression Fine. Bold, fresh colors. Boldly carved "sosaku hanga" style, with streaks of unprinted white as falling rain; set against a jet-black background.
Condition Very Good+++. Clean frontside and verso. (Some bumping to corners; slight wear.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Bold "sosaku hanga" image of two lotus flowers in the rain.
Item # BG-617
Price $185