AWAZU Kiyoshi

(Japan 1929 – 2009)

August - pampas grass, 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.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