linocut; self-carved, self-printed, numbered and signed on the bottom margin in pencil, 2/25, inukai, n.d., ca. 1965
10 7/8 by 12 5/8 in., 27.5 by 32.1 cm
Kyohei Inukai was born in Chicago in 1913, the son of the notable Western-style Japanese American painter, Kyohei Inukai (1886-1954). The younger Inukai studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, and The National Academy of Design and The Art Students League in New York. Inukai exhibited his first one-man show at the California Arts Club in 1934, followed by subsequent works exhibited at museums in the United States and in Japan. He was multi-talented artist, actively working as a painter, sculptor, and printmaker. His works are found in the collections of the Albright-Knox Museum in Buffalo, the Portland Museum of Fine Art in Oregon, Rose Art Museum in Waltham, Massachusetts, and the Wichita University Museum of Fine Art in Kansas.
The Tsuruoka Family Collection (artist Kakunen Tsuruoka, 1892-1977)
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