Yoshitoshi: Zombie

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Zombie
Series: “Postal News” (Yûbin hôchi shinbun)
Date: 1875

Number 589a from a newspaper supplement similar to the modern “News of the World”. A man named Guden Toku has revived after his own funeral. He wears the clothing of the deceased, and walks like a zombie towards a group of gambling men, who are terrified. The fire has been rendered with lead pigment, and one of the gamblers has tattoos that may be seen on his uncovered skin.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Kumagai
Literature: Keyes 315.30.
Seal: Yoshitoshi
Signature: Taiso Yoshitoshi