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Subject:unknown japanese woodcut Artist
Posted By: Martin Wed, Feb 07, 2018 IP: 145.129.18.200

Hello

Can anybody help me with the name of this artist ?

thank you for all the effort.

Gr Martin.



Subject:Re: unknown japanese woodcut Artist
Posted By: I.Nagy Thu, Feb 08, 2018

Signature of artist,
関齋  - Kansai
戯画  - Giga - Caricature
錦昇堂・申仁 Kinshōdō ・ Shinjin (Sarubito)
(Name of editor)
Ichirentei Kansai(一簾亭関齋)、Birth and death unknown. Active in Kaei era (1848-54). Made Utagawa
Kuniyoshi style caricatures.

With regards,
I.Nagy

Subject:Re: unknown japanese woodcut Artist
Posted By: Stan Sat, Feb 10, 2018

I hadn't heard of Kansai before and went on the Boston MFA site to see if I could learn a little about his prints. Yours is the right panel of a triptych. They have the complete triptych here:

http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/effective-medicines-yoku-kiku-yakushu-battle-of-medicines-and-disease-demons-461846

Cheers,
Stan


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