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Fire-Breathing


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.

Michizane eating persimmons and letting out a fiery breath. In the background, Michizane composing poetry in the moonlight.
Series: Illustrated Legends of Tenmangu Shrine
Publisher: Yamamoto
Condition: A few small marks, otherwise fine.
Impression: Fine.
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