||"Tama" (cat's Japanese name) (aka "White Cat/Red Collar")
||June 1924, (circa 1946-57)
||Obtained directly from Robert O. Muller's Collection following his death
(via a dealer contact).
||"Red 6mm" seal
||9 3/8 x 13 1/8
||Very Fine. Nicely executed "bokashi" shading; deeply "gauffraged" to depict individual cat's hairs; crisply and
highly detailed carving.
||Excellent. Strong, unfaded colors. Clean backside. Absolutely flawless.
||Shotei.com website #O-1; 1936 Watanabe Catalogue, #E-1; "Shin-Hanga," cat#31.
||A striking image--one of Shotei's finest images.
Early post-War printing. Not often seen--quite RARE.
||Christmas Special $1750