Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)
Mid to late 19th century
kakejiku, in ink, gold and colour on silk, depicting Shoki and two oni, the demon-queller is shown grabbing by the scruff of the neck a demon in one hand whilst the other wielding a sword, prepares to strike another demon cowering behind, signed Kyosai ga with seal Seisei Kyosai; with tomobako inscribed Seisei Kyosai shoki no zu. 113cm x 41cm (44½in x 16 1/8in). (2).