Media colour wood block and etching on paper
Size 20.5 x 14.75 in. / 52.1 x 37.5 cm.
Frame Size 26 x 20.25 x 1.5 in.
Sold $130 Estimate $100 - $200
ESTIMATED RETAIL VALUE $200 - signed with artist's chop and numbered lower right; framed
Generously donated by Astrid Bell, Canmore
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