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Original Large Motoi Oi Signed Etching "Angora Kitten" 1981


Very good, framed matted and sealed under glass. Pencil signed and numbered 161/250. Certificate of Authenticity Included. Stretcher size: 13 1/2" x 9 1/2". Motoi Oi (1910-2004i, whose work is in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC and the National Gallery in Washington DC, is well known for his bold and colorful approach towards printmaking. Motoi Oi was born in Japan in 1911. Trained in both Western and Eastern art techniques, he began his career in Japan where he was commissioned to execute a number of murals. Following World War II, his art was exhibited throughout Japan, including Tokyo, Kyoto. In the late 1950's, Motoi moved to the United States. Living in New York in the 1960’s, he began teaching art at Queen's College, and at the Brooklyn Institute of Art & Science. During that time, he founded the Sumi-e Society of America, in an effort to foster and encourage an appreciation of Japanese brush painting.

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16 in.

Est. $300-$50

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