KAWANABE KYOSAI (1831-1889)
KAWANABE KYOSAI (1831-1889)
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KAWANABE KYOSAI (1831-1889)

Jigoku dayu (Hell courtesan)

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KAWANABE KYOSAI (1831-1889)
Jigoku dayu (Hell courtesan)
Woodblock print, from the series Kyosai rakuga (Kyosai pictures for pleasure), signed Kyosai, published by Sawamuraya Seikichi, circa 1874
Vertical oban: 13 7/8 x 9 3/8 in. (35 x 23.5 cm.)
Literature
Timothy Clark, Demon of Painting: The Art of Kawanabe Kyosai (London: The British Museum Press, 1993), exh. cat. pl. 63.
Exhibited
'Demon of Painting: The Art of Kawanabe Kyosai', The British Museum, London, 1 December 1993-13 February 1994.

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