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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Japanese
Title:Shoki the Demon Queller
Date Made:19th century
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); black ink on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 24 in x 20 in; 61 cm x 50.8 cm; Sheet/Image: 15 7/8 in x 11 1/4 in; 40.3 cm x 28.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  No inscriptions.
Accession Number:  MH 1973.207.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
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Description:
Black-and-white depiction of the ferocious bearded Chinese Demon Queller, Shoki (or "Zhongkui" in Chinese) grappling a small demon, Oni.

Tags:
Chinese; legends; mythology

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