ATTRIBUTED TO KAWANABE KYOSAI (1831-1889)
RAKAN AND ONI
ink and color on silk, hanging scroll; signed 'Seisei Kyosai ga' lower right, with one seal
sight H: 42 3/4 in., 108.6 cm; W: 15 1/4 in., 38.5 cm
Acquired by the father of the present owners
Thence by descent
The present work appears to relate to a work illustrated by Josian Condor in 'Paintings and Studies by Kawanabe Kyosai', 1911, plate XXVI, 'A Demon Disguised as an Itinerant Priest and a Servant Boy'.
Sold for $1,375 (buyer's premium included)