Tokuriki Tomikichiro: Fushimi Inari Shrine Hatsu-uma Festival - February - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Tokuriki Tomikichiro

Title: Fushimi Inari Shrine Hatsu-uma Festival - February

Date: circa 1930-1950

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Monday, 25 April 2011 Title Fushimi Inari - Hatsuuma Festival Artist Tomikichiro Tokuriki 1902-1999 Signature Tomi. Dated Ca. 1950's. Publisher Uchida. Medium/Technique Woodblock print. Impression Very good ... Printed on a thick tanzaku cardboard. Colors Good. Condition Good ... Paper toning, discolorations around the edges. Description From "Twelve Views of Kyoto", "Fushimi Inari Shrine: Hatsu-uma". A shop selling Fushimi dolls, which are used as souvenir and offerings for "Hatsu Uma" festival in the first “Day of the Horse” in February. Many worshippers go to Fushimi Inari Shrine and other local Inari shrines to pray for thriving business and household safety. Many fox figures and paintings are associated to Inari shrines since fox has been considered as the messenger of Inari, the god of rice and agriculture. Width Item 3.1 inches = 8.0 cm Height Item 14.2 inches = 36.0 cm

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