Amaterasu Portrait

“AMATERASU”

“Omikami Emerging”

Japanese Goddess of the Sun and supreme deity of the Shinto religion.

The arrival of winter is explained in a myth relating that Amaterasu is a temperamental goddess. Ridiculed by her brother “Susano”, she goes away to hide in a cave. In spring, she must be enticed out to bring light and life to the earth once more.

18″x15″ approx

Amaterasu Portrait