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Wang Bao During a Lightning Storm, 1840

Japanese Woodblock Print
10 × 14 1/2 in
25.4 × 36.9 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$2,400
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Ôho (Wang Bao) flees left, his Buddhist beads flying in the air as lightning strikes an ancient …

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Ôho (Wang Bao) flees left, his Buddhist beads flying in the air as lightning strikes an ancient tree nearby. As the legend goes, he would rush to visit his mother’s grave during lightning storms to comfort her spirit, as she had feared these storms during her lifetime. Kuniyoshi’s stylized depiction of lightning is …

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Series
Mirror of the Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety (Nijûshi-kô dôji kagami)
Publisher
Wakasa-ya Yoichi
Signature
Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
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Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Japanese, 1797–1861
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The son of silk dyer, little is known about Ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi's early years, …

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The son of silk dyer, little is known about Ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi's early years, though he is said to have shown remarkable talent from a young age. At age 14 he was accepted to study woodblock printing under Utagawa Toyokuni I and would become one of his most successful students. In direct contrast to …

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Ôho (Wang Bao) flees left, his Buddhist beads flying in the air as lightning strikes an ancient …

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Ôho (Wang Bao) flees left, his Buddhist beads flying in the air as lightning strikes an ancient tree nearby. As the legend goes, he would rush to visit his mother’s grave during lightning storms to comfort her spirit, as she had feared these storms during her lifetime. Kuniyoshi’s stylized depiction of lightning is …

Read more
Series
Mirror of the Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety (Nijûshi-kô dôji kagami)
Publisher
Wakasa-ya Yoichi
Signature
Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
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$2,400–$2,600
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$4,400+
Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Japanese, 1797–1861
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The son of silk dyer, little is known about Ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi's early years, …

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The son of silk dyer, little is known about Ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi's early years, though he is said to have shown remarkable talent from a young age. At age 14 he was accepted to study woodblock printing under Utagawa Toyokuni I and would become one of his most successful students. In direct contrast to …

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Wang Bao During a Lightning Storm, 1840

Japanese Woodblock Print
10 × 14 1/2 in
25.4 × 36.9 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$2,400
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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