A Fan-Painting Attributed to Kyōsai
A Hand-Painted Illustration Signed by Kyosai
Seisei [Kawanabe], Kyōsai [signed by].
[Japan, ca. mid Meiji period (1870-80s)?]. Manuscript.
A delicately hand-painted illustration attributed to Kyōsai. The scene, possibly alluding to setsubun, is comical, with one figure seemingly mistaking an oni mask resting on the bottom of a sleeping man for a real face. A very finely executed fan-painting in Kyōsai's ...