Arts and Designs of Japan
November Selection November 2017

Artist Kuniyoshi
Title Element: Earth; Stem: Bo
Otono Miya (Prince Morinaga Shinno) is visited by the murderer Fuchibe Yoshihiro while reading the lotus sutra
Series Buyu Gogyo – Heroes for the Five Elements
Date 1840
Publisher Minatoya Kohei
Format Tanzaku (5" X 14 1/4")
Comment Minor repair to lower right corner
Very rare and unusual series that pairs the 60 year cycle of years, the five elements and historical and legendary figures. Only 6 of the 10 prints are known.
Price $2250.
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