Kunimasa II: Raiko slaying the Demon Shuten-doji (Sold)

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Artist: Utagawa Kunimasa II
Title: Raiko slaying the Demon Shuten-doji
Date: 1849-52

The moment of truth when Raiko (Minamoto no Yorimitsu) decapitates the demon Shutendoji in his lair. Unusual is the depiction of the heavenly sage in the rightmost sheet, who seems to be sending blessing rays onto this scene of triumph over evil.

Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition.
Dimensions: oban triptych (38.5 x 75.5 cm)
Signature: I--- Kunimasa ga