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Kyosai Kawanabe 1831-1889 - Hundred Pictures by Kyosai - Spilling Water
Kyosai Kawanabe, 1831-1889 Beyond Mainstream
Kyosai Kawanabe was born as the son of a samurai. He was an artist with many skills working as a painter, printmaker and illustrator. As a child he joined the school of Kuniyoshi Utagawa. He is famous for his prints with humorous and caricature like subjects. He is also nicknamed the 'comic genius'. Kyosai is said to have had a strong liking for 'sake', a Japanese alcoholic beverage.
Biography of Kyosai Kawanabe | Kawanabe Kyosai - Essay
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||Hundred Pictures by Kyosai - Spilling Water|
||Comic series. Kyosai Hyaku Zu|
||Kyosai Kawanabe 1831-1889 |
||From the comic series, "Kyosai Hyaku Zu"
(The One Hundred Pictures by Kyosai).
A samurai on horse ran into the rope tied to
a bucket of a well.
People and dogs were running to see the
Kyosai Kawanabe was well known for his humorous,
often satirical depictions of the animals and the
daily life subjects. His unruly nature caused
problems with the humor-loss public authorities... apparently
none were serious.
||Good ... Nominal toning. Nominal soils. Nominal creases. Margins are partially trimmed. Worm holes on the outer area. Backed.|
||4.7 inches = 12.0 cm|
||7.1 inches = 18.0 cm|
||Oikawa, Shigeru; Timothy Clark & Matthi Forrer, "Comic Genius: Kawanabe Kyosai", Tokyo Shinbun, 1996, - series mentioned no. 122.1 - 122.12|
||Small and medium-sized prints (90% of all Japanese prints)..
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