Yoshitoshi: Lady Ijima and the actor Ikushima Shingorô

Yoshitoshi: Monkey (songoku) Confronting Emma, The King of Hell (Sold)

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Monkey (songoku) Confronting Emma, The King of Hell
Series: A Modern Journey to the West
Date: 1864

The Chinese Folk Hero Monkey (Songoku) confronts, Emma-O, the King of Hell and his minions.  Although named as the “Dark King” on the print, this is undoubtedly the King of Hell. He is surrounded by the mirror that reflects the deceased one’s good and evil deeds, along with his hell being compatriots.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Tsunajima Kamekichi
Signature: Yoshitoshi