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Ishikawa Toraji (1875-1964)

Female nude with a black cat sitting on a chaise longue.

Without title - otherwise: Kuroi neko (Black cat)

Series: Rajo jûsshu (Ten types of female nudes)

Unsigned

Publisher: Ryoku-usô Gashitsu

Date: 1935

Size: 38 x 29,7 cm (woodblock size)

Perfect impression and colours. Full margins. Paper just a tiny bit brownish due to its age. Two small spots. At left margin two small dry holes as usual. Very good condition. Watermark „Ishikawa Toraji“  at lower right. One of the elegant and much looked after female nudes by Toraji made in Art Deco style. Proof impression.

Fig. in The Female Image, p 172, No 241; Kat. Koichi Museum of Art, Ishikawa Toraji ten, p 183, No 234-7.

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