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AWAZU Kiyoshi

(Japan 1929 – 2009)

Title
August - pampas grass, from the series Fantasies on Japanese playing cards (set No.2)
Alternative title:
Hanafuda Sô II
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
Year
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.l., pencil "Kiyo AWAZU". Not dated. Signed l.r.corner, in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Fu Kinyoshi sha [copied by (non)Kiyoshi". [The artist has used a pun, his name translates as 'clean', adding the term non, he is implying 'dirty, or filthy'].
Credit
Yasuko Myer Bequest Fund 1998
Accession number
4.1998.7
Location
Not on display