Yoshitoshi: Taira no Kiyomori burns with Fever
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Taira no Kiyomori burns with Fever
Date: August 1883
Kiyomori suffers terrible visions of the karmic effects of his evil deeds during the fever leading up to his death. Appearing to him is Ema, the King of Hell, and his henchmen. At his side is is wife Niidono praying for him, along with his son.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Unbacked. Repaired wormage near cartouche.
Dimensions: ôban triptych (36.8 x 74 cm)
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Literature: See “The Bizarre Imagery of Yoshitoshi”, (Keyes, 1980) number 19, page 50.
Signature: Yoshitoshi ga