Yoshitoshi: Lucky Teakettle of Morin Temple (Sold)
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Magical Badger as Priest of Morin Temple
“The Lucky Teakettle of Morin Temple”. A magical badger has transformed himself into a priest, and leans forward on his paws with a thoughtful mien. The kettle next to him refers to the story of a badger turning himself into a teakettle in gratitude to a kindly woodcutter. From the series “New Forms of Thirty-six Ghosts”.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Margins are slim.
Literature: See Stevenson’s “New Forms of Thirty-six Ghosts”, page 86, plate XXXIV.