Kyōsai’s One Hundred Demons

Artist: Kawanabe Kyōsai 河鍋暁斎 (1831-1889)
Title: Kyōsai hyakki gadan 暁斎百鬼画談 (1889 and 1890 editions)
Publishers: Inokuchi Matsunosuke and Kaishinrō
Medium: Woodblock printed book (gajōsō / orihon, accordion-style binding), ink and color on paper.
image source: The Met and The Arthur Tress Collection at Kislak Center, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
image on top from this edition: Kyōsai’s Pictures of One Hundred Demons. Painted by Kawanabe Tōiku Sensei. August, Meiji 23 (1890)

Hyakki Gadan (1889)

Artist: Kawanabe Kyōsai 河鍋暁斎 (1831-1889)
Title: Kyōsai hyakki gadan 暁斎百鬼画談 (1889)
Publisher: Inokuchi Matsunosuke 井口松之助
Medium: Woodblock printed book (gajōsō / orihon, accordion-style binding), ink and color on paper.
image source: The Met and The Arthur Tress Collection at Kislak Center, University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Anita Berber, 1922-23

Harry Täuber :: Anita Berber, 1920s. From:
Anita Berber und Sebastian Droste :: ‘Die Tänze des Lasters, des Grauens und der Ekstase’ (Dances of Vice, Horror & Ecstasy), Gloriette-Verlag, Vienna, 1923. This compendium of texts, poems, drawings and photographs is a rare contemporary document of the ‘decadent’ twenties. The book outlines a dance performance entitled ‘Die Tänze des Lasters, des Grauens und der Ekstase’ (Dances of Vice, Horror & Ecstasy) that Anita Berber performed with her husband Sebastian Droste (real name Willy Knobloch). The performances took place at the Vienna Konzerthaus in 1922. The illustrated section of the book consists of photographs of the authors by Viennese Atelier d’Ora (Dora Kallmus & Arthur Benda), drawings by Anita Berber and illustrations by Harry Täuber. | src 16th Ostlicht Photo Auction