Inari Shrine From The Humorous Series Hana Goyomi by Kawanabe Kyosai
7 July 2017 

Inari Shrine From The Humorous Series Hana Goyomi by Kawanabe Kyosai

A man and woman at an Inari Shrine for Hatsu-uma, the festival held on the first horse day of the second month. The fox mask on the stone lantern might be part of a costume worn during a ritual dance, since the fox is the spirit of the harvest god Inari.’ From the series ‘Hana-goyomi (Flower Calendar)’, c.1864, Second month. Designed by Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889)

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Second month‘ from the series ‘Hana goyomi‘ (c.1864) by Kawanabe Kyosai

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