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Drowning Man, 1881 by Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)

Original Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882) Japanese Woodblock Print
Drowning Man, 1881

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Drowning Man, 1881 - Dramatic scene of a man drowning in the ocean, tossed about on undulating waves as he watches the silhouette of a ship steaming away in the distance at upper right. He grimaces angrily as he flails his arms, a nearby rock just out of reach. A fantastic scene with a large expressive figure and an atmospheric night setting.

Artist - Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)

Image Size - 13 7/8" x 18 1/8"

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Two separate panels. Loss at corner, tear at edge, a few holes, repaired. Creasing, slight soiling. Please see photos for details.

Drowning Man, 1881 by Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)
Drowning Man, 1881 by Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)

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