Art on Tuesday: Youth

kawanabekyosai

This lovely picture titled wakôdo 若人 meaning youth was made by Kawanabe Kyôsai 河鍋 暁斎 (1831– 1889) in 1864. He was a very important painter of the late Edo and Meiji period in Japan with a wide range of themes in his work. Kawanabe was higly respected for his art during his lifetime.

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