Utagawa KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861)


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The priest Mongaku Shonin doing thirty-seven days’penance under the freezing Nachi waterfall near Kyoto. He is helped by Fudo Myo-o’s two attendants Seitaki and Kongara seen here top right. This act of self-mortification is because he accidentally killed his beloved cousin Kesa. Published by Uoya Eikichi, 1860. A fine design.

 

Very good impression, colour and condition. Signed Cho-o-ro Kuniyoshi ga.

 

Status: Sold

 

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