Kuniyoshi (Kisokaidô)
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Artist: Kuniyoshi (Kisokaidô)
Date: 1852
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e, approx. 14" by 9.5"
Description: Depiction of the Nue, which was a beast with the head of a monkey, the claws of a tiger, the back of a badger and a snake for a tail. It spent its nights on the roof of the Emperor’s palace in Kyoto, causing him grave illness until it was slain. Insert: A wooded mountainand a distant village
Series: Kisokaidô rokujûku tsugi
Publisher: Sumiyoshi-ya Masagorô
Condition: Fine
Impression: Fine
Price: (SOLD)

 

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