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3132T Marlborough
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Three Modern Woodblock Prints

Auction: Discovery - 3132T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: September 12, 2018 10:00AM


Three Modern Woodblock Prints, Japan, two by Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997) with one depicting a snowed village with figures on road, "Suri Ikegami" seal on reverse; one depicting a girl with a baby in her back, both signed in pencil on print with seal; and one by Kaoru Kawano (1916-1965), depicting a girl against a gilt ground, sealed, oban, sizes to 16 x 10 5/8 in.

Asian Art Online
Estimate $100-200

Village with matte burn and overall toning, minor buckling along edges, Girl with registration flaw to right margin, otherwise in good condition, Kaoru with mild toning, tape marks to upper corners.

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Kiyoshi Saito, Kaoru Kawano, Japan, Arts, Book design, Relief printing, Textual scholarship, Visual arts, Woodblock printing