ATTENTION BIDDERS: After examination outside of the frame, this piece has been laid down, and was pasted to the matte board. The estimate and description have been adjusted accordingly.
Japanese woodblock (ukiyo-e) print by noted sostaku-hanga artist Kiyoshi Saito (Japanese, 1907 - 1997). Entitled “Black & Grey Cat”. Signed in pencil within print, numbered 214 / 300, and dated 1955. Good colors, good printing. Minor wear, creases on paper. Laid down. Matted and framed. About 11 1/2" wide by 17 1/2" tall (true dimensions), 10 ¼” wide by 16 ½” tall (as matted), about 16” wide by 22 ½” tall (framed).
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