||Minamoto Yorimasa and I no Hayata killing the nue|
||Dai Nihon Meisho Kagami - Mirror of Famous Generals of Japan|
||October 18, 1878|
||Oban (9 5/8" X 14 1/2")|
||Burnishing on the bow, the hat and the gauntlets|
The nue, a monster having the head of a monkey, the body of a tiger and the tail of a serpent, was flying over the Imperial Palace shrieking horribly. It does not appear in this design, but the palace is lit by an eerie glow as Yorimasa lets his arrow fly.