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Laughing Hannya (One Hundred Ghost Stories), 1831

Laughing Hannya (One Hundred Ghost Stories), 1831


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Laughing Hannya (One Hundred Ghost Stories), 1831

Laughing Hannya (One Hundred Ghost Stories), 1831. Private Collection

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1831 Colour Woodcut Demon Far East Ghost Hokusai Japanese Art Kabuki Katsushika 1760 1849 The Oriental Arts Allegory And Literature


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This print showcases the mesmerizing artwork of "Laughing Hannya (One Hundred Ghost Stories), 1831. " The image, originating from Asia's Far East, transports us into the realm of Japanese mythology and folklore. With its intricate details and vibrant colors, this woodcut print is a true masterpiece of graphic arts from the Edo period. The Laughing Hannya itself is a fascinating character in Japanese culture. Derived from kabuki and Noh theater traditions, she represents a demon or ghostly figure known for her haunting laughter. This particular portrayal by Katsushika Hokusai, an esteemed artist of his time, captures her essence with remarkable skill. As we delve deeper into this piece, we are drawn to the allegorical elements that intertwine with literature. The Laughing Hannya symbolizes both beauty and treachery simultaneously - a dichotomy often explored in traditional Japanese art. Through this fine art image, we can appreciate not only Hokusai's mastery but also gain insight into Japan's rich cultural heritage. Its presence in private collections speaks volumes about its historical significance and artistic value. With every glance at this color woodcut print, one cannot help but be captivated by the allure of Asian aesthetics and storytelling traditions. It serves as a testament to the enduring appeal of Oriental arts throughout history.

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