Kawanabe KYOSAI (1831-1889)

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Attempts by various means at making ghouls and demons fit into modern society from Kyosai rakuga, “Kyosai’s Drawings for Pleasure.” A satirical take on current events and mores. Published by Sawamuraya Seikichi in 1874. A set of 15 prints was planned but only 12 are known. This design is particularly rare.

Fine impression, colour and condition. Signed Seisai Kyosai.

Status: Sold

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