Daikoku and Shoki Playing Chess

Okumura Toshinobu Japanese

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Witty portrayals of the various Chinese-inspired gods of good fortune and other folk deities, like Shoki the Demon Queller, were a part of the irreverence for the demi-monde and its prints.

Daikoku and Shoki Playing Chess, Okumura Toshinobu (active ca. 1717–1750), Monochrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper, Japan

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