Inukai

Kyohei Inukai

1913-1985

Still Life

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.

Provenance:
The Tsuruoka Family Collection (artist Kakunen Tsuruoka, 1892-1977)

price: Sold

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