Yoshitoshi: The Heavy Basket

Yoshitoshi: The Heavy Basket

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: The Heavy Basket
Series: “New Forms of Thirty-six Ghosts”.
Date: 1892

From the series “New Forms of Thirty-six Ghosts”, the moment of truth for the wicked and greedy old woman from the “Tongue-cut Sparrow” tale. Her greed has caused her to lug home a giant box, which she thinks will be filled with treasure. It is filled with an array of demons that instead terrorize her.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Backed

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Backed.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Sasaki Toyokichi
Literature: See Stevenson’s “New Forms of Thirty-six Ghosts”, page 90, plate XXVI.
Seal: Yoshitoshi
Signature: Yoshitoshi

SKU: YOT232


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