Kido Maru learning magic from the tengu, seated cross legged on the head of a giant python, his hands clasped and two pine sprigs (aomatsuba) in his mouth. A dirk has been driven into the python’s head, round which smaller snakes are writhing. Four tengu watch from below. Utagawa Kuniyoshi 歌川国芳

Kido Maru learning magic from the tengu, seated cross legged on the head of a giant python, his hands clasped and two pine sprigs (aomatsuba) in his mouth. A dirk has been driven into the python’s head, round which smaller snakes are writhing. Four tengu watch from below. Utagawa Kuniyoshi 歌川国芳

(Image of ukiyo-e master Utagawa Kuniyoshi-end of the Edo period) India Tokubei

(Image of ukiyo-e master Utagawa Kuniyoshi-end of the Edo period) India Tokubei

Suikoden Series - Utagawa Kuniyoshi http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/utagawa-kuniyoshi/suikoden-series-2

Suikoden Series - Utagawa Kuniyoshi http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/utagawa-kuniyoshi/suikoden-series-2

Bachō Mōki「馬超 孟起」 (Ma Chao), by Utagawa Kuniyoshi 「歌川 国芳」

Bachō Mōki「馬超 孟起」 (Ma Chao), by Utagawa Kuniyoshi 「歌川 国芳」

Roshi Ensei「浪子燕青」 (Yan Qing), by Utagawa Kuniyoshi 「歌川 国芳」

Roshi Ensei「浪子燕青」 (Yan Qing), by Utagawa Kuniyoshi 「歌川 国芳」

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Recto Woodblock print.Classical literature. History, myth and legend. Rori-Hakuto Chojun, swimmer, about to dive in broken weir, sword in mouth. Nishiki-e on paper. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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