Very cute mini cat print by Tomoo Inagaki (1902-1980). Printed 1976. This print is Ex-libris(book plate) which is a label identifying the owner of a book. Ex-libris is very popular collectors item. This is mini size, however this prints shows typical Inagaki's style cats. Big blue eyes are so cute! If you wish, I will send mat (handmade) together.
Paper size: 2 and 3/4 inches wide by 3 and 1/2 inches tall (6.8 x 8.5cm)
Sheet number: N/A
Signed: Artist block signed "To" on the lower left.
Condition: Very good condition, Still attached to original paper as shown. original paper has minor foxing, verso of print has a few spots, however, cannot see them from front. Please see the pictures
Extremely rare print "Kuro Neko" (Black Cat) is by Tomoo Inagaki (1902-1980). Darling black cat has cute yellow eyes. The expression is just adorable. Sheet number "A.P" (measn artist proof) and the title "Kuro Neko"(Black Cat) in pencil by artist on the bottom margin. Genuine handmade Japanese woodblock print. Inagaki Tomoo was born in Tokyo. Inagaki is best known for his images of cats in modern style. Especially his cat print is very hard to find.
Paper size: 12 and 1/2 by 18 and 1/4 inches tall (32 x 46.5cm)
Image size: 10 and 1/8 by 16 and 1/8 inches tall (26 x 41cm)
Sheet number: A.P (Artist Proof)
Signed: Artist block signed "Tomoo" on the upper left. Hand signed "T. Inagaki" in pencil by artist on the bottom margin and in Japanese on the right margin.
Condition: Good condition, The paper has minor toning and spots. Natural paper wrinkle on the lower right margin. This print has slight waving. Tape residues on the verso as shown. Please see the pictures very carefully.