Kawanabe Kyosai


Shoki Riding a Tiger; Demons Hiding in a Pine Tree
(Harimaze, Tora ni noru Shoki; Kakureru oni)

signed Seisei Kyosai with artist's seal Kyosai within the frame on the right, and signed again, Kyosai with artist's seal Kyosai on the left, with publisher's seal Sen'ichi (Izumiya Ichibei, Kansendo) on top margin with combined censer and date seal, ne-go aratame (year of the rat [1864], 5th month, examined), 1864

oban tate-e 14 3/8 by 9 5/8 in., 36.6 by 24.5 cm

Kawanabe Collection Catalog, Kawanabe Kyosai Memorial Museum, 2008, p. 104, no. 803
This is Kyosai!: The Israel Goldman Collection, 2017, p. 148, no. 119 (without publisher seal)

(inv. no. C-3382)

price: Sold


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