Symbolism of arrows in yakusha-e


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Posted by Mike (69.159.156.149) on October 14, 2022 at 03:44:29:

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Hi !

I notices arrows in the middle of a target in the Kuniyoshi picture I attached (MFA Boston 11.44021a-c). I remember seeing that symbol in the left picture of Nitakaragura kabe no mudagaki. Is there a reason for that symbol to appear ?

Thank you


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