The Twelve Divine Generals 12 Large, Hand-drawn illustrations
[Japan] Drawn on extremely fine paper that is basically transparent. In Buddhism, the twelve are the protective deities of the Buddha of healing. Each is identified by its zodiac character. The final image shows the reverse side of the second last image and the thinness of the paper can be seen. Artist unknown. c1890.
Each approx. 39 x 27.5cm.
Overall in very good condition. Some creasing and wear mostly at corners. A few stray marks and the first illustration has two small holes at upper right. m33020845