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Cat 30. Utagawa Kunisada II 1823-1880

Princess Yaegaki and Foxfires. Princess Yaegaki holding a magic war helmet intended for her lover, Takeda Katsuyori (left) before he was to go into battle. Prevented from delivering the helmet by a huge lake, she prayed to the god of the Suwa Shrine who sent a white fox spirit to protect her on her journey.

Published by Tsuruya 1861

   

 


 

woodblock print, 35 x 74 cm

framed Aus $2200

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
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