This is a beautiful and rare Japanese woodblock print from Kan Kawada. In excellent condition for its age, it was made in 1970 and in signed and numbered by the artist 29/30. The print has the typical toning for its age. Wide by 17.5 in.
A native of Tokyo, Kawada studied with Serizawa Keisuke, a master of the katazome or stencil-dyeing process. He graduated from the Ochanomizu Bunka Gakuin Art Institute in Tokyo. Kawada exhibited widely and earning prizes for his bold designs, including the Grand Prize at the Nitten Exhibition in 1992. The artist's solo exhibitions took place in France (1992) and in Tokyo (1996, 1998).
His pronounced approach to depicting traditional Japanese architecture and street scenes produces stark imagery with strong contrasting forms and color. The item "Kan Kawada Japanese Woodblock Print, Rare 29/30" is in sale since Thursday, April 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints". The seller is "uhwarriorsfan" and is located in Lahaina, Hawaii.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.