A WOODBLOCK Print, of FUDO-Sama, a stern faced Shinto God with sword in right hand and a rope in the left; greets all supplicants at Heaven's gates and judges them. Carved and printed by a Japanese artist, Chiyomitsu Takao, signed in pencil, sealed in ink and numbered #100; dated 1957. It is matted in a black frame with gold trim and glare-proof glass. Dimensions are 10" x 12.5" The frame is 16.5" x 14".
From the series, "Everyone has his Faults," by Katsushika HOKUSAI, depicting a Beauty peering through a telescope while her attendant holds an umbrella protectively over her. This is a reproduction print, with dimensions of 14.75" x 10.5" and it is matted with overall dimensions of 19.2" x 13.25". Condition: There is quite a bit of foxing on the face and arms of both ladies.