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Chikanobu - Eastern Brocades: #28 Kaniman-ji
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Chikanobu - Eastern Brocades: #28 Kaniman-ji

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Chikanobu (1838-1912)

Series: Eastern Brocades, Day and Night Compared

Scene: #32 Kaniman-ji

Publisher: Kobayashi Tetsujirō

Date: April 1886

Size: 13 1/2  x 9 3/8"

Japanese woodblock print

Scene of a girl who bought crabs and set them free.  Later the father saw a snake about to eat a frog and made a deal with the snake to let the frog go in exchange marry his daughter.  Later a man arrived to marry the girl, the girl recited the sutra to Kannon, the man turned in to a snake and a crabs came to rescue her.

Inset: The father sees a snake about to kill a frog

Fine color and impression, no backing, trimming 

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