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Shinto Priest by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)

Item Number: 921979

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Edo Era, 1603 - 1868
Item Number: 921979
 
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Shinto Priest by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)

Original Kyosai (1831 - 1889) Japanese Woodblock Print
Shinto Priest
Series; One Hundred Pictures by Kyosai, 1862 - 1866

Shinto Priest - One Hundred Pictures by Kyosai - Terrific print from Kyosai's comic series "One Hundred Pictures by Kyosai." These amusing views illustrate humorous mishaps and incidents, poking fun at everyday life or imagining encounters with supernatural creatures. Several subjects feature animals in the guise of humans, such as birds dressed in kimono or foxes taunting men. A student of Kuniyoshi, Kyosai was known as a master of comic and satiric designs. Finely drawn with a realistic attention to detail, these prints would make an unusual and interesting addition to any woodblock collection. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts has many images from this series in its collection.

Artist - Kyosai (1831 - 1889)
Image Size - 6 5/8" x 4 3/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with good color and detail as shown. Slight paper remnants on reverse at side from previous mounting. Small loss at corner, a couple small tears at edges, hole, repaired. Slight toning and soiling, a few creases. Please see photos for details.


Shinto Priest by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)

Shinto Priest by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)

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