Title: The ghost of Oiwa -Being a popular Kabuki play, Yotsuya Kaidan was a new subject for ukiyo-e artists. Kuniyoshi produced several prints of 'The Ghost of Oiwa' in a number of Kabuki adaptations. She is recognizable by her drooping eye and baldness. Here she is manacled to a door with her evil husband Iemon wielding a sword above her.
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi 1797 - 1861
Publisher: Hori Takichi . cens: Yoshimura - Kinugasa
Date: Ca. 1828
Size: Approx 38.1cm x 26cm. Format: Oban tate-e
Provenence: Ex B. W. Robinson collection.
Impression: Very good
Colors: Very good
Condition: Full size, vertical album fold, marks and flaws. Generally good state.