Kawano -- "Two Kittens" (#5)

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Artist KAWANO, Kaoru (1916-65)
Title "Two Kittens"
(given name)
Date Likely 1960's (round red artist's "seal" verso).
Series na
Publisher na
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.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Absolutely charming cat image. A hard-to-find print.
Item # FG-079
Price $395