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Japanese Folklore Art - Princess KaguyaModern Japanese Folklore Art - Princess Kaguya
Modern Japanese Folklore Art - Princess Kaguya
Japanese Folklore Art - Princess Kaguya
Modern Japanese Folklore Art - Princess Kaguya

Guardian Spirits Collection Original Art Print - Princess Kaguya

Regular price £80.00 Sale

What is your Guardian Spirit? Find yours.

ARTIST COLLABORATION - Guardian Spirits Collection
Inspired by Chinese and Japanese folklore, a guardian spirit is a mysterious entity that haunts humans and influences their character and behaviour. Jen created all the images from original words of description. Instead of using traditional watercolour and ink, she mixed acrylic with gouache and finished with colour pencils to add highlights to Eastern freehand. 

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Jen Xu is an artist/illustrator based in Shanghai. 

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATION - かぐや姫 / kaguya hime / The Princess Kaguya
Princess Kaguya is the main character in Japanese folktale “The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter”. She was found inside a glowing bamboo shoot by a bamboo cutter and grows into an extraordinarily beautiful and desirable woman. Five noblemen and an emperor ask for her hand in marriage but she rejects them all. However, she was originally a princess of the moon. When she was a resident of the Moon, she was sent to the Earth as a temporary punishment for disobedience which speculated to had been forbidden, love.

 

  • Guardian Spirit : かぐや姫 / kaguya hime / The Princess Kaguya
  • Paper : Hahnemühle German Etching
  • This heavyweight etching paper is velvety smooth with a fine surface texture.
    • Print : Giclée printing
    • A revolutionary new way of reproducing accurately paintings, drawings or artwork.
      • Size : A2 (420 x 594 mm)
      • Includes Guardian Spirit Character Card
      • A frame is not included
      • Will be sent rolled in a poster tube

          Please note that this item is printed when an order is placed and can take up to 3 working days to dispatch. If you would like to order this print framed, please contact us for pricing and colour availability. 

          *Due to monitor differences, actual colours may vary slightly.

           

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