Japan Print Gallery
Artist: Kuniyoshi (Taiheki) Date: ca.1848 Size/Format: Oban 10 by 14.5 inches Description: Komidzucha, dressed as a warrior monk, fighting with a long nail-studded club and a broken bloodstained naginata while swords fly about him. Series: Heroic Stories of the Taiheki ~Via Aiv Wen
YOSHITOSHI TSUKIOKA: One Hundred Views of the Moon, 1885-1892. Saito Kuranosuke was a general in the period of Japanese Unification, 1560-1600, during which Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu reimposed order after the Onin War and the collapse of the Ashiga shogunate. He fought for Oda, Shibata Katsuie, and Hideyoshi, and was rewarded with land in Higo province. However, he was forced to commit suicide the next year, on charges of maladministration.
Totoya Hokkei | Woman in the Rain at Midnight Driving a Nail into a Tree to Invoke Evil on Her Unfaithful Lover | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Woman in the Rain at Midnight Driving a Nail into a Tree to Invoke Evil on Her Unfaithful Lover Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: 19th century Culture: Japan Medium: Part of an album of woodblock prints (surimono); ink and color on paper