|Stockno.:||22-107||Artist:||Tsukioka Kōgyo 月岡耕漁 (1869-1927)||Description: ||Earth spider (Tsuchigumo 土蜘蛛), no. 6 from the series One Hundred Noh Plays (Nōgaku hyakuban 能楽百番). Published by Matsuki Heikichi in 1922.
A priest attacks warrior Minamoto Raikō (Minomoto no Yorimitsu.) by throwing a spider net at him. Raikō's guards kill the monster spider. From the play 'Tsuchigomo'. ||Signed:||Kōgyo with Kōgyo seal||Size:||ōban tate-e.||Condition:||Fine impression, colour and condition||Price:||Euro 150 SOLD||Reference:||The Beauty of Silence: Nō and Nature Prints by Tsukioka Kōgyo (1869-1927), Robert Schaap & J. Thomas Rimer, Hotei Publishing, 2010, pl. 65, p. 117.|