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Ni-o Gate at a Temple

Ni-o Gate at a Temple


Artist: Gekko, Ogata (1858-1920)

Title: Ni-o Gate at a Temple

Series: 100 Views of Mount Fuji

Date: Meiji Period, c.1900

Two travellers arrive at ni-o gate guarding a Buddhist temple. The term ni-o stands for the benevolent kings, Unygo on the left and Aygo on the right of the entrance. The warrior kings represent birth and death and protect the temple, guarding against evil spirits, demons and thieves.


SKU: Gekko 25 Category: