The Deity Fudo and the Priest Mongaku

Keisen, Tomita, 1879-1936

The Deity Fudo and the Priest Mongaku
  • Artist : Keisen, Tomita, 1879-1936
  • Series : Supplements of "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu Manzaemon"
  • Date : c. 1922-1926
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 121009
  • Condition : Light toning and foxing
  • Dimensions : 15 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches
  • Comments : Gold metallic in Fudo and attendants; gofun spray. From a set of 18 prints published as supplements to "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu", which consisted of 16 volumes, plus two additional images. Dimensions include the printed background; the image measures 11 1/2 by 9 3/8 inches.
  • Price : $75

About The Artist

Keisen, Tomita, 1879-1936

Born in Fukuoka; lived in Kyoto. Given name Shingoro. Studied Shijo-style painting with Tsuji Kako; also studied Heian Buddhist painting and nanga. Exhibited paintings with Saiko Nihon Bijutsuin in 1915; became member in 1916. Also exhibited at Teiten and Bunten.** Taken in whole, or in part, with permission from: Merritt, Helen and Nanako Yamada. Guide to Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1900-1975. University of Hawaii Press: Honolulu. 1992.

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