‘eyama (逢悦弥誠)

1831

‘eyama is a mountain in the Kyoto Prefecture of Japan.It is known in popular mythology as the residence of the demon Shuten-dŰji, who was plied with sake and then killed by RaikŰ and his retainers.This three volume series is also known as ďTale of the Drunken Demon: A Ribald ParodyĒ.These prints are about 6 1/3 by 8 3/4 inches (16 by 22 cm), a size known as hashi-bon.

The left half of this image is identical to the preceding one.The fold marks down the center of some of these pages indicate that the pages were folded to produce newly recombined pictures.

Covers of Volume 1 of this 3 volume set

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