Media colour etching and wood block on paper
Size 17.5 x 24.25 in. / 44.4 x 61.6 cm.
Frame Size 25 x 30.75 x 0.75 in.
Sold $170 Estimate $250 - $350
titled in plate lower right; signed and artist chop lower left; framed; glass chipped
cat. 7 A Garden of Delights 25 years of Prints by Noboru Sawai The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, 1994
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