Arts and Designs of Japan
February Selection February 2019

Artist Gekko
Title Kyubi no kitsune – The nine-tailed fox
Series Gekko Zuihitsu - Gekko's Miscellaneous Drawings
Date 1893
Publisher Takegawa Risaburo
Format Oban (9 1/2" X 14 1/8")
Comment Some metallics in the kimono
The fox spirit was able to take the shape of a beautiful woman to seduce men. Here the fox shape is returning below the diaphanous robes. The nine tails are visible through the sheer fabric.
Price SOLD
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