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Comic Pictures LACMA M.2000.105.175 (12 of 24)

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Comic Pictures LACMA M.2000.105.175 (12 of 24)

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Japan, 1881
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Japanese book with woodblock print illustrations
4 3/4 x 7 3/16 x 1/2 in. (12.07 x 18.26 x 1.27 cm)
Gift of Chuck Bowdlear, Ph.D., and John Borozan, M.A. (M.2000.105.175)
Japanese Art

Kawanabe Kyosai was a prominent Japanese artist known for his work in the ukiyo-e and nihonga styles. He was a versatile artist, skilled in painting, printmaking and caricature. Kyosai's work often featured humorous and satirical themes and he was known for his bold and expressive brushwork. He was also a master of traditional Japanese painting techniques and his work often depicted scenes from Japanese folklore and history. Kyosai's art had a significant influence on the development of modern Japanese art, and he is considered one of the most important artists of the late Edo and Meiji periods.

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