AWAZU Kiyoshi

(Japan 1929 – 2009)

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

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Shôwa period 1926–1988
Year
1982
Media
Print
Medium
colour woodcut
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
Accession number
4.1998.1