Eastern Shadows: Illustrated Japanese Ghost & Monster Tales
Ukiyo-E Master Series, Volume Eleven
edited by Jack Hunter
Eastern Shadows features twenty classic tales and legends of old Japan including stories of ghosts, demons, shape-shifting goblins, cannibal ogres, giant serpents, evil magicians, and the mighty warriors who fought and defeated them. The book is illustrated by over 90 rare and exceptional Japanese woodblock prints of the mythic and supernatural, presented in full-page format and full-colour throughout.
The artists featured include Yoshitsuya, Yoshikazu, Kuniyoshi, Yoshiharu, Kunichika, Kunisada, Kyosai, Kunimune, Ekin, Yoshitoshi, Eisen, Toyokuni, Hokusai, Kunitsuna, Shuntei, and Sadahide. Eastern Shadows is volume eleven in the Ukiyo-e Master Series of seminal collections of art by the greatest print-designers and painters of Edo- and Meiji-period Japan.
Softcover. 144 pages. Measures 8 1/2" X 11"