Skip to content

Collection

All

Search

Contemporary art

Asian art

View More:


Title

January - pine, from the series Fantasies on Japanese playing cards (set No.2)

1982


Artist

AWAZU Kiyoshi

Japan

1929 - 2009


Details


Alternative title

Hanafuda Sô II


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1982


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour woodcut


Edition

26/100


Dimensions

36.2 x 24.8 cm image; 39.2 x 26.8 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r.corner, pencil "Kiyo AWAZU". Not dated.
Signed l.centre., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Fu Kiyoshi sha [copied by (non) Kiyoshi]". [The artist has used a pun, his name translates as 'clean', adding the tern non, he is implying the term 'dirty, or filthy'].
Signed l.centre, in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Kiyosha sha [copied by Kinyoshi]". Not dated.


Credit

Yasuko Myer Bequest Fund 1998


Location

Not on display


Accession number

4.1998.1


Artist information

AWAZU Kiyoshi

Works in the collection

13


Place

Where the work was made
Japan