Arts and Designs of Japan
December Selection December 2020

Artist Buncho (Yanagi)
Title Two paintings of Shoki, the Demon Queller
Date c.1770
Format Two paintings mounted on board (image 11 1/2" X 12", with mounting 13" X 13 1/2")
Comment Two paintings side-by-side on board with gold edging and a gold-flecked paper border; slight wormage. From an album of paintings, all in the same format and style, one of which is signed Yanagi Buncho. Shoki was often invoked as a protector in times of plague and disease.
Price $450.
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