||A rendition of "Scroll A," from the the Choju Giga
(Scrolls of Frolicking Animals) set. This set of four artwork
scrolls is a National Treasure of Japan and is housed in
the Kozan-ji (Kozan Temple), in Kyoto.
The original artwork is attributed to the Priest Kakuyu (1053-1140), known by his honorary title, Toba Sojo.
Mr. Yoshizawa's redition of the work is thirty-six feet long and was completed on one piece of paper.
This work is done in the traditional Japanese form, where it is intended to be "read" from right to left. Western influences in the design of the web make it impossible to view images beginning at the right-most edge, where those images are longer than one screen wide.
Mr. Yoshizawa's artwork is presented here in two forms: