Keisai Draws the World
2,200JPY (includes tax)
Cute illustrated teaching books from the Edo period are now available in one volume!
This is a compilation of a series of sketchbooks that Keisai Kuwagata, who was born the son of a tatami mat maker and later became a painter in the service of a feudal lord, created as a model for his paintings. He is also said to be Hokusai’s rival.
The collection is full of cute and amusing sketches of animals, people, flowers, plants, fish, and landscapes.