Chikanobu: Lady Iga and Winged Ghost

Chikanobu: Lady Iga and Winged Ghost (Sold)

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Artist: Yōshū Chikanobu
Title: Lady Iga and Winged Ghost
Series: Competition of Day and Night on Eastern Brocade (Azuma nishiki chûya kurabe)
Date: 1886/01 (Meiji 19)

Lady Iga and the ghost of Sasaki Kiyotaka. Iga no Tsubone confronts the ghost of Sasaki Kiyotada, who was executed after offering poor advice to the Emperor Godaigo. After she fearlessly confronts the ghost, it never returns.It is interesting to note the almost angelic wings of the ghost, which are not usually a feature of Japanese spirits.

Condition: Very good impression and condition; excellent color.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Kobayashi Tetsujiro
Seal: Toshidama
Signature: Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu