Group of 28 Hand-Drawn, Comical Illustrations of Japanese Proverbs Superbly drawn on fine paper
[Japan] Fascinating group of comical, manga-style, illustrations of some Japanese sayings and proverbs. Expressions illustrated include, 'Hesokuri kane' ['Secret savings' (of money)], 'Shiriuma ni noruhito' ['To follow others without thinking'], 'Hito wo tsue hashira ni suru' ['to be most reliable' (as a person)], and 'Zu no takai hito' ['an arrogant person']. The ilustrations are superbly drawn and very humorous. Artist unknown.
Each sheet approx. 27 x 19.3cm
In very good condition. Each numbered (from 1-28) in pencil at lower right. The first sheet has a few small stains at the top and right. The remaining 27 sheets are all very good. m34011113