Yamato no Orochi - An enormous eight-headed, eight-tailed Japanese dragon, so huge that it's body stretched over eight hills and eight valleys. Susanoo, the god of the sea and storms, kills the dragon by getting each head drunk, then hacking the dragon to pieces.
Katsushika Hokusai - Japanese Printmaking - Estampe - Descending dragon - Edo period
<流行 雷づくし : RYUKO KAMINARI ZUKUSHI> FASHIONABLE ASSORTMENT OF THUNDERBOLTS KUNIYOSHI UTAGAWA 1798-1861 Last of Edo Period
Dragon and Clouds | 1615-1868 | Edo period | Ink on paper | Japan | Gift of Charles Lang Freer | Freer Gallery of Art | F1907.538a-b
Dragon in the Clouds Unryu zu 雲龍図 Japanese, Edo period, first half of the 19th century Kano Tanshin Morimichi, Japanese, 1785–1835 Dimensions Image: 124.7 x 53.9 cm (49 1/8 x 21 1/4 in.) Medium or Technique Hanging scroll; ink and gold pigment on silk Classification Paintings Type Hanging scroll Catalogue Raisonné KJM2-Kano-059 Accession Number 11.6553 Not on view