Kuniyoshi (1798 - 1861)
The Toad Spirit (Gama Sennin) instructing Yoshikado and his Sister Takiyasha in Magic by Causing a Woman to materialize on his Breath, 1845
14.25 x 30 in (36.20 x 76.20 cm)
5375 / INV. # 09206466
Publisher: Ezakiya Tatsuzo Condition: Fine impression, color and condition Robinson T166 Sennin are immortals living in the mountains – gods. They are capable of a lot of magic tricks like flying on an animal in the air. Sennin may appear to mortals in their dreams. There are about 500 of them. Like in life, only a few of the sennin are frequently mentioned and depicted. The rest belongs to the "silent majority". By the way, the Japanese mythology knows not only male but female sennin as well. Here are the best known – the sennin celebrities.