Kawanabe Kyōsai: Magic Lantern Shadow Picture
Artist: Kawanabe Kyōsai
Title: Magic Lantern Shadow Picture
Series: Shinpan kage zukushi (Newly Published Collection of Shadow Pictures.)
Silhouette: Kabuki Theater. We see samurai confronting and questioning two men, who seem to be protesting their innocence. Batons are raised. The shape is of a spinning lantern. From an extremely rare series. Provenance: Fukutomi Taro.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition
Dimensions: ôban (37.6 x 25.8cm)
Literature : Comic Genius: Kawanabe Kyosai, 1996, no. 157 (this impression). KKM, 1990, no. 139.