Yoshitoshi: The Good Woman’s Spirit Praying in the Waterfall
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: The Good Woman’s Spirit Praying in the Waterfall
Series: “New Forms of Thirty-six Ghosts”.
The nurse Otsuji proving her sincerity and commitment by praying under a waterfall for the life of Botaro, a young man who’s life was being threatened by the killer of his father. Botaro lives to avenge his father’s death, and his story was immortalized in the kabuki play “A Child’s Revenge”.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Large margins, no backing.
Literature: See Stevenson’s “New Forms of Thirty-six Ghosts”, page 584, plate XXXIII.