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Fish in a Whirlpool

Fish in a Whirlpool

Kawanabe Kyōsai, ca. 1887

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Premium fine art paper: 100% cotton, acid-free, archival
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Museum quality Giclée print
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1" border
Image Size: 9" x 12" – Total Size: 11" x 14"
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Painting on silk by Kyōsai who was by all accounts the bad boy artist of his era. Considered both Japan’s first political caricaturist and one of the first authors of a manga magazine (Eshunbun Nipponchi), Kyōsai was arrested by the shogunate three times for his commitment to free expression. Also, he made no secret of his love for sake. (Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

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