Series; Parody of the Twelve Zodiac Animals, 1893 - 1894
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Parody of the Twelve Zodiac Animals - Printed in the early 1890s, this series consists of 12 prints, one for each of the animals of the Chinese zodiac. Adopted by both Japan and Korea, the Chinese zodiac is composed of 12 animals: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig. Each of the prints in this series depicts festivals and temples most closely associated with each of the various animals. This wonderful series depicts the playful interactions of women and children at classic celebrations in Japan. A charming and rarely seen Chikanobu series.
Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Image Size - 13 7/8" x 9 1/4"
Condition - This print with good color and detail as shown. Please see photos for details.
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