The weasel represents bad luck in Japanese mythology. They love to steal chicken eggs and one can perhaps imagine here an angry rooster protecting the nests of his brood of hens.
- Titles Rooster and Weasel (Proper)
- Artist Ohara Koson, Japan, 1877 - [email protected] by, Kawaguchi, Japan
- Medium ink and color on paper
- Credit Line Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Gift of Dr. Roy T. Ward, AFI.165.2013
- Object Name woodbock print
- Classification Prints