Japanese Woodblock Prints

Giant Phantom Serpent


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Artist: Yoshitsuya, Utagawa (1822-1866)
Circa: 4/1858
Publisher: Tsutaya
Image size: Oban triptych (29 1/2″ X 14 5/8″)
Condition: Good Condition, strong colors, trimed, minor wormage


Description:  Minamoto Yorimitsu and his men attacking the magician Hakamadare Yasumasa who has conjured a giant phantom serpent. The black dog, running right at the magician because he doesn’t see the serpent, convinces Yorimitsu that it is a phantom.

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Shown below are other Woodblock Triptychs

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Unframed Original, Unframed Giclee