STUDY CONCERNING CLARK ASHTON SMITH No. 10, 15" X 14 1/4", MIXED MEDIA

"The fox is the most feared and the most impudent creature in Japan. As the messenger of the Gods, it is the king of all animals... The sly and cunning fox combined with his dignity as a supernatural medium of the Gods, allows many roles for this creature in art and liturture."

—Japanese Grotesqueries Compiled by Nikolas Kiej'e

Foxes are known to predict the size of a harvest...or the advent of a storm...

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