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Title

August - pampas grass , from the series Fantasies on Japanese playing cards (set No.2)

1982

Artist

Awazu Kiyoshi

Japan

1929 - 2009

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  • Details

    Alternative title
    Hanafuda Sô II
    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → 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.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
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    4.1998.7
    Copyright
    © Estate of Kiyoshi Awazu
    Artist information
    Awazu Kiyoshi

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    Japan

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