The standing winged creature seen here is known as the nineheaded Bes figure, a divine protector of the birth of the king and of the sun. Th...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
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Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum
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