Arts and Designs of Japan
November Selection November 2017

Artist Kuniyoshi
Title Watanabe Tsuna and the demon of Rashomon
Series Honcho Musha Kagami – Mirror of Warriors of Our Country
Date 4/1855
Publisher Tsujiokaya Bunsuke
Format Oban (9 7/8" X 14 3/4")
Comment Backed, minor repairs
On a dark and stormy night, Watanabe Tsuna waited at the gate of Rashomon where an oni was said to be living. As he dozed off, a dark figure tugged at his helmet. He slashed with his sword and cut off the oni's arm. See #28 in our October selection which illustrates how the oni tried to retrieve its arm.
Price $400.
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