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Fine Clothes for the Groom by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)

Item Number: 921981

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Edo Era, 1603 - 1868
Item Number: 921981
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Fine Clothes for the Groom by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)

Original Kyosai (1831 - 1889) Japanese Woodblock Print
Fine Clothes for the Groom
Series; One Hundred Pictures by Kyosai, 1862 - 1866

Fine Clothes for the Groom - 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 sides from previous mounting. Slight toning and soiling, a few creases, stain at edge. Please see photos for details.

Fine Clothes for the Groom by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)

Fine Clothes for the Groom by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)

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