Kusahara no Ijin and Heyamoto Kusashi
Heyamoto Kusashi (left, Parody Name of Miyamoto Musashi, 1584-1645,
meaning smelly person Kusashi)
Carricature of the two most famous Swordsman in Japan.
According to a fictional story, young Miyamoto Musashi challenged Bokuden
to a duel during a meal. When Musashi attacked, Bokuden parried his blade
with the lid of a stovetop he used as a shield.
Series: He no yōnadōke no he-zukushi (Similarities of the fart in a series
of comic farts)
Signature: Ichiyūsai Kuniyoshi ga
Publisher: Nomura-ya Tokubei
Cencor’s Seal and Seal of Date: Nanushi-Siegel Fu (Fukatsu Ihei), ca. 1845
Condition: colors faded, restored wormholes, thin backing
Original Japanese Woodblock Print, Size: Chuban