Kawanabe Kyōsai

  • Born: 1831
  • Died: 1889
  • Period: Edo Period
  • Occupation: Artist

Kawanabe Kyōsai

Kawanabe Kyōsai (河鍋 暁斎) (1831-1889) was a Ukiyo-e artists who was associated with the Utagawa School. As a great artist he created many striking portrayals of Yōkai and Yurei inspired by Toriyama Sekien.1


1. Yoda, H. and Alt, M. (2016) “Japandemonium: Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopaedia of Toriyama Sekien.”. New York: Dover Publications, Inc.

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Kawanabe Kyōsai