One hundred Turns of the Rosary

Oban Triptych, Each sheet 9.5 ins by 14.5 ins approx.

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Kyosai T1#

'One Hundred Turns of the Rosary' was a popular way of accruing spiritual merit. It was also a metaphor for endless repetition. Here it is used as a satire, with the design including both mythological and comtemporary political figures relating to the opening of Japan to Western trade and influence.

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Catalogue ID Kyosai T1#
Artist Kyosai
Date 1864
Publisher Daikokuya Kinsuke
Description

'One Hundred Turns of the Rosary' was a popular way of accruing spiritual merit. It was also a metaphor for endless repetition. Here it is used as a satire, with the design including both mythological and comtemporary political figures relating to the opening of Japan to Western trade and influence.

Condition A few marks but generally very good.
Impression Fine