Takaya Miou
Brilliance , page 3 of 14
Japan, 2000
Drawing (genga), ink and screen-tone on Kent paper
Collection of the artist (L.2016-16.31)
© Takaya Miou, 2000

Caption in published version of this page:

In every being, there was something lacking. Only the Emperor himself had achieved a state of perfection.

To fill what it was that she lacked, a soul was sent to the Realm of the Living.