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Description The evil priest Narukami grasps a pole in a pose of anger as rain slashes through the sky. Because of his grudge against the emperor, he had imprisoned the dragon god of rain and brought about a severe drought. The court sent a beautiful princess to seduce Narukami and make him drunk. She quickly released the rain god, who mounted to heaven with a cloudburst that make Narukami come to his senses in a howling rage.
Provenance Robert S. Shaull [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Clara Jane Shaull [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1990, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signature] On print: Kuniyoshi ga
Credit Bequest of Robert S. Shaull, 1990

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ca. 1851-1853 (late Edo)
mulberry paper, pigments
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