Yoshitoshi: Songoku and Demoness
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Songoku and Demoness
Series: (Tsûzoku Saiyû-ki) “ A Modern Journey to the West”.
The Chinese folk hero Monkey does battle with the demoness Rasetsunyo. The demoness clenches a sword in her teeth as she brandishes a magical fan that has kicked up a localized and severe storm. Monkey is swept through the air, seemingly helpless. The demoness’s trousers contain oxidized lead pigment.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Some creasing.
Publisher: Fukushimaya Tashichi
Literature: See MFA website. Not listed in Keyes.
Seal: Censor’s: aratame, Date seal:12th month of Rat Year
Signature: Ichikaisai Yoshitoshi ga