Holiday in Hell

by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)

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Holiday in Hell by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)

Original Kyosai (1831 - 1889) Japanese Woodblock Print
Holiday in Hell

Series; One Hundred Pictures by Kyosai, 1862 - 1866

Holiday in Hell - 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. Small loss at edge, repaired. Slight toning and soiling, a few stains. Please see photos for details.

Holiday in Hell by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)
Holiday in Hell by Kyosai (1831 - 1889)

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