Takeuchi Keishu: Totenko- A Cock Crows - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Takeuchi Keishu

Title: Totenko- A Cock Crows

Date: 1909

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Description: 4/2/2005 Title Totenko (kuchi-e) Artist Keishu Takeuchi 1861-1942 Signature Keishu Seal artist's seal Dated 1909 Technique/Medium Woodblock print Impression good Colors very good Condition good … two horizontal folds usual for kuchi-e, soiled and wrinkled Description "Totenko" (Cock Crows). Rooster is associated with Shinto shrine. Its call in the early morning was believed to chase away the evil spirits dwelling in the night. Format Chuban Width 8.1 inches = 20.5 cm Height 11.4 inches = 29.0 cm

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