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- Nakayoshi no Neko (Friendly Cats), 1959 -

Tomoo Inagaki


The lovely cat print "Nakayoshi no Neko" (Friendly Cats) is by Tomoo Inagaki (1902-1980). It is still tipped on the original presentation paper and comes with an explanation paper. Original limited edition print is very hard to find. Title, artist's name, edition number, and publisher's seal on the presentation paper. Very bold and strong colors.

Inagaki Tomoo was born in Tokyo. Inagaki is best known for his images of cats in modern style. Especially his cat print in excellent condition is very hard to find.

Technique: Woodblock
Presentation paper size: 11 and 1/4 by 14 and 7/8 inches tall (28.5 x 38 cm)
Print (Paper) size: 5 and 1/8 by 7 and 1/8 inches tall (13 x 18 cm)
Image size: 4 and 3/4 
 by 6 and 3/4 inches tall (12 x 17 cm)
Date: Showa 34 nen 1 gatsu (January 1959)
Sheet number: 149/700 on the presentation paper
Signed: The artist block signed "To" on the lower left corner of the image.
Condition: The print is in excellent condition. The presentation folder has minor foxing.


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