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Collection

AWAZU Kiyoshi

(Japan 1929 – 2009)

Title
May - iris, from the series Fantasies on Japanese playing cards (set No.1)
Alternative title:
Hanafuda Sô
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
Year
1979
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour woodcut
Edition
183/200 [an additonal 20 produced not for sale]
Dimensions

36.2 x 24.8 cm image; 39.2 x 26.8 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed u.r., pencil "Kiyo AWAZU" [diagonal]. Not dated. Signed l.r., in Japapese, ink [incised on block] "Kiyoshi".
Credit
Yasuko Myer Bequest Fund 1998
Accession number
3.1998.3
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Mamoru Yonekura, Illustration in Japan Vol. 2, New York, 1982. cat.no. 255