Yoshitoshi: Referencing an ancient tale, a magical badger has transformed himself into a priest.  From the series “New Forms of Thirty-six Ghosts”.

Yoshitoshi: Lucky Teakettle of Morin Temple (Sold)

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

  • Sold.

Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Magical Badger as Priest of Morin Temple
Date: 1892

“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.
Dimensions: ôban
Literature: See Stevenson’s “New Forms of Thirty-six Ghosts”, page 86, plate XXXIV.
Seal: Taiso
Signature: Yoshitoshi

SKU: YOT414


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English
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