Kaoru Kawano, Little Bird

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Kaoru Kawano - Child with Bird
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Artist: Kaoru Kawano (1916-1965)
Title: Little Bird
Date: 1950s
Size: 40.7 x 28.6cm
Condition: Foxing, slight paper residue on top margin
Pencil signature.

絵師:河野薫
題名:小鳥 (A)
年代:昭和32年頃

Original Japanese woodblock print.

Kaoru Kawano


Kaoru Kawano was born in Hokkaido and studied at the Kawabata Art School beginning in 1934. He had his first prints accepted by the Japan Print Association in 1944. By the 1950s he began to exhibit more frequently in shows around the world. Using a mix of the old tradition of Japanese color woodblocks, as well as the Western approach, he creates a simplified, yet impressive, interpretation of his subjects. Kaoru Kawano mostly focused his art work on the subject of children and animals, although he has done some landscapes as well.

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Print FormatDai-Oban
ArtistKaoru Kawano
SubjectModern/Shin-Hanga
Dimensions40.7 x 28.6 cm
Condition ReportFoxing, slight paper residue on top margin Pencil signature