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Lot #511

Artist Noboru Sawai
Title Parade #85/100
Media colour wood block and etching on paper
Dated 1972
Size 17.75 x 23.75 in. / 45.1 x 60.3 cm.
Frame Size 29 x 34.25 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed, titled, numbered and artist's chop lower right; framed with archival mat

included in the artist's exhibtion A Garden of Delights - 25 Years of Prints by Noboru Sawai, catalogue #8, by Katherine Ylitalo, published by Nickle Art Museum, 1984)

Herringer Kiss Gallery, Calgary, label verso

Hammer $375 Estimate $300/$400

Biographical Information
Noboru Sawai ~ [1931-2016] Canadian
see Songs of Spring - Noboru Sawai 1972-1984, by L.Dompierre, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 1984; A Garden of Delights: 25 Years of Prints by Noboru Sawai, K.Ylitalo, Nickle Arts Museum, 1994; Printmaking in Alberta 1945-1985, by B.Cochran, pg.127; included in Printmaking in B.C. 1883-1983, by N.Tuele, A.G.G.V.; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.7, Westbridge Pub., 2003; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website