ERIC CARLE. Black Cat. Collage, ink and gouache on board. 305x241 mm; 12x9 1/2 inches. Signed "Eric Carle" in ink, lower right image and inscribed "For Hens with best wishes!" Hens Gettmer was the publisher of Carle's books in The Netherlands (J.H. Gottmer/H.J.W. Becht B.V., Haarlem).
A colorful collage of a favorite character by Carle, featured in his beloved feline classic Have You Seen My Cat? published in 1973.