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Artist: Ogata Gekko

Series: Gekko Essays; Gekko Zuihitsu

Subject: Fiery God

Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi

Date: 1896

Format: Oban

Dimensions: 14 7/16" x 9 7/8"

Condition: Fine impression, color, and condition


"Gekko Zuihitsu" (Gekko's Essay) Fudo-myo-o is one of the five "Kings of Wisdom" in the Shingon sect of esoteric Buddhism. Here, the fiery god appeared in young priest Yuten's dream. After Yuten swallowed Fudo's sword, he attained great wisdom. (ukiyo-e, artelino)

Ogata Gekko - Fiery god


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