August - pampas grass, from the series Fantasies on Japanese playing cards (set No.2)
1929 - 2009
Hanafuda Sô II
Place where the work was made
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
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'].
Yasuko Myer Bequest Fund 1998
Not on display
© Estate of Kiyoshi Awazu