Yoshitoshi: The Ghost of Hatsuhana in a Waterfall (Sold)

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: The Ghost of Hatsuhana in a Waterfall
Series: One Hundred Ghost Stories of China and Japan (Wakan hyaku Monogatari)
Date: 1865

The ghost of the virtuous wife Hatsuhana appers to Shimobe Fudesuki in a waterfall at Gungen Shrine. Hatsuhana committed suicide rather than submit to the advances of the evil soldier Takiguchi Koozuke, and after death she collaborates with his servant Shimobe to avenge her death by killing Takiguchi.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Tiny binding holes in right margin.
Dimensions: ôban 36.4 x 24.5 cm
Publisher: Daikin
Literature: Beaty & Violence, series #10.15.
Signature: Yoshitoshi ga