Iku: Salt and Pepper
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Nagai Iku (born 1930)

Black cat and white kitten against a deeply saturated red background

Signature and seal: unread

Engraver: Harada. Printer: Itô Tomo(rô)

Publisher: Kyôto Hanga-in , Shinagawa han (Kyoto)

Date: ca. 1960s

Original Japanese colour woodblock print. Size: Vertical Ôban, 37,3 x 24,8 cm (image)

Excellent impression, colours and condition. The eyes of the black cat printed with shiny silver mica. Strong paper. Margins only minimally age-toned, printer’s colour smudges in right margin.