Original rice paper woodblock print of a skeleton strangling an opium smoker. Dana YOUNG.

Original rice paper woodblock print of a skeleton strangling an opium smoker.

[Kathmandu, Nepal: Bardo Matrix, 1976].

Item #SKB-16485

Depicts a skeleton holding an opium smoker by the throat amidst a scene that includes a tiger and a snake. This print is one of an overrun made for use in Young's most important work, Opium Elementals that consists of woodblock prints devoted to opium smoking. Young was one of the original Bardo Matrix members and the primary illustrator for their publications. Some creasing to thin rice paper, else nice overall (image ca. 5" x 10" on much larger sheet slightly darkened at edges not affecting image).

Price: $60.00

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