Kawano -- "Two Kittens" (#4)

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Artist KAWANO, Kaoru (1916-65)
Title "Two Kittens"
(given name)
Date Likely 1950's (round grey artist's "seal" verso).
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by a southwest print collector/dealer.
Series na
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer Black "Kawano seal" (and round grey artist's "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. Clean frontside and verso. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments Absolutely charming cat image.
Item # FW-72
Price $375 (Sold/DS)