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Painting, skeleton, Japan, Edo / Meiji era

Painting, skeleton, Japan, Edo / Meiji era


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1800: Item # 1284058

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Framed painting. Anatomically correct skeleton striking a rather elegant pose. Black ink and gofun on brown paper. Unsigned. Japan, late Edo, early Meiji era. Mid 19th century.
Image: 35 x 13 inches. Japanese frame: ca. 43 x 17 ¾ inches.
Gofun rubbed here and there. Chip in frame. All in all excellent condition.

This is not a medical drawing, but an artistic rendering of the subject matter.