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『暁斎百鬼画談』
Kyōsai’s Pictures of One Hundred Demons (Kyōsai hyakki gadan)

Artist:
Kawanabe Kyōsai (Japanese, 1831–1889)
Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
1890 (first edition published posthumously in 1889)
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Woodblock printed book (orihon, accordion-style); ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
7 13/16 × 4 3/4 in. (19.8 × 12 cm)
Classification:
Illustrated Books
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mary and James G. Wallach Foundation Gift, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.767
Not on view
Inscription: Title page:
Kyōsai’s Pictures of One Hundred Demons
Painted by Kawanabe Tōiku Sensei
August, Meiji 23 (1890)
Published by Kaishinrō
Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow , Newton, MA (until d. 2012); [ Israel Goldman Japanese Prints, London, until 2013; sold to MMA]
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