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The Ox

Artist: Sadahide
Date: ca 1845
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e, 14.5 by 9.5 ins
Description: From a rare series depicting scenes in the life of Sugawara Michizane, a poet and courtier who was later deified as Tenjin, a god of scholarship and calligraphy.

Here Michizane is seen reading an anthology as he travels on the back of an ox and seated on a beach looking out to sea.
Series: Illustrated Legends of Tenmangu Shrine
Publisher: Yamamoto
Condition: A few small marks, otherwise fine.
Impression: Fine.
Price: £340    ORDER


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