Asian Proverbs

Some of the earliest proverbs have survived for thousands of years, encapsulating lessons gleaned within particular societies and yet equally relevant in any other - as indeed they remain today. The collection contains selected examples drawn from the eleven countries featured in this compilation of Ancient Wisdom for the 21st Century are illustrated with artworks.

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19th century woodblock print of a Kabuki actor as Watonai, by Kunichika

1. 19th century woodblock print of a Kabuki actor as Watonai, by Kunichika 豐原國周繪二代目歌舞伎飾和藤內木刻版畫

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[between 1990 and 1991?]

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