COMPASS Title: Shibata Zeshin, Zhong Kui and Demons, a hanging scroll painting

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1881,1210,0.2355

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COMPASS Title: Shibata Zeshin, Zhong Kui and Demons, a hanging scroll painting

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  • COMPASS Title: Shibata Zeshin, Zhong Kui and Demons, a hanging scroll painting

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  • Hanging scroll. Deity. Shoki and the demons. Ink and colours and gold on silk.

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  • Painting, hanging scroll. Shoki standing in fierce rage, with his eyes wide open and glaring; two terrified demons scrambling to get out of picture; with painted surround (kaki-byoso) with pattern of bamboo leaves. Ink, colours and gold on silk. Signed and sealed.

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