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The Beautiful and the Grotesque ‘Saigo Takamori’

One of the interior illustrations for the reissue of The Beautiful and the Grotesque, a collection of short stories by Japanese writer Ryunosuke Akutagawa. Published in 2010.

Awards and recognitions: American Illustration 29 (2010), Society of Illustrators 53 (2011)

read about this illustration on my blog