Requires Photography

The Painter Ôkyo and the Ghost (Ôkyo no yûrei), from an untitled series known as Sketches by Yoshitoshi (Yoshitoshi ryakuga)

芳年略画 「応挙之幽霊」

Japanese
Meiji era
early 1880s
Artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese, 1839–1892)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ing & Schaap, Beauty & Violence (1992), #42.5 (no photo)

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban;18.3 × 24.8 cm (7 3/16 × 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.884.19

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 2011.884.19, 2016.1367

Album: 2011.884.1-20
Originally printed as a vertical ôban sheet with two horizontal chûban designs, both anecdotes about artists: 2011.884.2 (bottom) and 2011.884.19, 2016.1367 (top)

Signed

Yoshitoshi giga
芳年戯画

Markings

Artist's seal: Yoshitoshi

Credit Line

Source unidentified