Arts and Designs of Japan
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Artist Yoshitoshi
Title The demon of Rashomon visits Watanabe no Tsuna to retrieve her severed arm
Series Yoshitoshi Manga - Sketches by Yoshitoshi
Date December 17, 1885
Publisher Kobayashi Tetsujiro
Format Oban diptych (19" X 14 1/8")
Comment Burnishing on the black areas, embossed pattern throughout the background
The demon disguises herself as an old woman and manages to convince Watanabe to let her see the arm he cut off the demon. She grabs it and escapes, turning back into a demon.
Price $450.
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