KAWANO Kaoru Gallery

"B. Otaru in Hokkaido. Studied at Kawabata Art School. Exhibited with Nihon Hanga Kyokai in 1944, but soon taken prisoner of war in Siberia. Resumed exhibiting with Nihon Hanga Kyokai in 1949; member from 1954. Resumed exhibiting with Kokugakai in 1952; member from 1961. Moved to Tokyo in 1958. Participated in international competitions and solo exhibitions in Tokyo, New York, Seattle, Chicago, and elsewhere. Works include many highly textured abstract representations of children." --'Guide to Modern Japanese Prints: 1900-1975' by H. Merritt and N. Yamada

Note: All prints listed below were published posthumously from blocks originally published ca. 1950s, except #A0DY. Known (original) titles are within quotation marks.

a0fst.jpg - 3162 Bytes KAWANO Kaoru (1916-1965). "Quiet Couple", oban yoko-e (9" x 15"). Kawano red seal LR; silver mica throughout. Condition: excellent. SOLD. (#A0FS)
99bot.jpg - 4173 Bytes KAWANO Kaoru (1916-1965). "Gentle Breeze", oban yoko-e (10" x 15"). Kawano red seal LL; black publisher's seal verso in margin. Condition: excellent, full margins with deckle edges. SOLD. (#99BO)
99cht.jpg - 3956 Bytes KAWANO Kaoru (1916-1965). Two Girls, oban tate-e (14" x 9"). Kawano red seal LR; black publisher's seal verso in margin. Condition: good; margins trimmed ca. " all around to provide straight edge; tape residue verso top and bottom, not affecting image. SOLD. (#99CH)
a0akt.jpg - 3759 Bytes KAWANO Kaoru (1916-1965). Yellow Canary, oban tate-e (15" x 10"). Kawano red seal LR; black publisher's seal verso in margin. Condition: excellent, full margins with deckle edges. SOLD. (#A0AK)
a0bmt.jpg - 4335 Bytes KAWANO Kaoru (1916-1965). Girl with Doves, oban tate-e (14" x 10"). Kawano red seal LL; black publisher's seal verso in margin. Condition: excellent, full margins with deckle edges, but corners taped to 19" x 13" beige textured mat. $125. (#A0BM)
a0bst.jpg - 4439 Bytes KAWANO Kaoru (1916-1965). Black Gloves, oban tate-e (15" x 9"). Kawano red seal LL; black publisher's seal verso in margin; mica coating. Condition: excellent; full margins with deckle edges; corners taped to back of 19" x 13" beige textured mat. $125. (#A0BS)
a0bot.jpg - 3699 Bytes KAWANO Kaoru (1916-1965). "Woodpeckers", oban tate-e (15" x 9"). Kawano red seal LR. Condition: image excellent; margins trimmed; framed unmatted (matches #A0BN). SOLD. (#A0BO)
a0dy.jpg - 5 KBytes KAWANO Kaoru (1916-1965). Love Birds, yokoban (6" x 4"). Signed in pencil below image; Kawano red seal in LR margin; mica coating. Condition: good; slight toning and a few crinkles; very large margins with right & bottom deckle edges (overall size: 11" x 8"). SOLD. (#A0DY)
a0bnt.jpg - 3676 Bytes KAWANO Kaoru (1916-1965). "Kokeshi Doll", oban tate-e (15" x 9"). Kawano red seal LR; horizontal mica band across lower center. Condition: image excellent; margins trimmed; framed unmatted (matches #A0BO). $135. (#A0BN)
a0bft.jpg - 4150 Bytes KAWANO Kaoru (1916-1965). Red Kimono, oban tate-e (15" x 10"). Kawano red seal LR; mica coating. Condition: image excellent; margins trimmed; framed unmatted. SOLD. (#A0BF)
Kawano KAWANO Kaoru (1916-1965). Tancho (Japanese crane), oban tate-e (15" x 10"). Kawano red seal LR; black publisher's seal verso in margin. Condition: excellent, full margins with deckle edges. SOLD. (#99BK)

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