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Kan Shojo - Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy)

Kunisada I (Toyokuni III), 1847, Wood cut
Kan Shojo - Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy)
Kan Shojo - Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy)
Kan Shojo - Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy)
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Item no
340
Title
Kan Shojo Michizane from the play 'Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy' (Sugawara denju tenarai kagami)
Description
Kan Shojo (Sugawara no Michizane) from the play 'Sugawara and the Secrets of Calligraphy' is depicted invoking thunder. In this scene, with a branch of his favourite plum blossom gripped between his teeth, Kan Shojo transforms himself into the God of Thunder and flies off to Kyoto to prevent his enemy, Shihei, from gaining power.
Artist / maker
Kunisada I (Toyokuni III)
Date
1847
Size
36.5 x 25.5 cm.
Type
Location
Art and Design Library
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Digital FileElectronic file 72 dpi JPEG
£5.80(inc. VAT 20%)
Digital FileElectronic File 300 dpi TIFF
£29.40(inc. VAT 20%)
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