Sitting on Her Husband; Plastering Mud on the Husband's Face

by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)

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Sitting on Her Husband; Plastering Mud on the Husband's Face by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)

Original Kyosai (1831 - 1889) Japanese Woodblock Print
Sitting on Her Husband; Plastering Mud on the Husband's Face

Series; One Hundred Pictures by Kyosai, 1862 - 1866

Sitting on Her Husband; Plastering Mud on the Husband's Face - 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 excellent color and detail as shown. Some prints have slight paper remnants on reverse at sides from previous mounting. Slight thinning at edge, repaired. Slight toning and soiling. Please see photos for details.

Sitting on Her Husband; Plastering Mud on the Husband's Face by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)
Sitting on Her Husband; Plastering Mud on the Husband's Face by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)

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