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Yamauba and Kintaro LACMA M.84.31.520

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Japan, 19th century
Paintings; scrolls
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Image: 26 1/2 x 11 in. (67.3 x 27.9 cm); Mount: 44 x 12 3/4 in. (111.7 x 32.3 cm)
Herbert R. Cole Collection (M.84.31.520)
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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1850
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