SEICHO -- "Striped Kitten" (#2)

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Artist SEICHO (1859-1944; active c1930)
(sometimes attributed to Seicho Hasegawa, 1916-2004)
Title "Striped Kitten"
(given name)
Date ca1930's
(known purchased 1946-57)
Provenance Private placement. Consigned by family of Air Force serviceman John Kinney stationed in Tokyo 1946-57.
Series na
Publisher Adachi (Tokyo, 1926-present)
Red "Adachi" seal lower/right margin.
Seal, Carver/Printer Black signature "Seicho."
Red seal "Seicho."
Image Size 12 1/2 x 16 3/4
("dai-oban," large format)
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading to kitten and grey background; "gofun" (white powder) highlights to whiskers; highly detailed carving.
Condition Excellent. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus na
Comments An attentive striped orange kitten image.
Nice vintage print.
Item # BK-41
Price $375 (Sold/CB)