Asian Art :: Japan

Minamoto no Yorimitsu about to kill the Earth Spider (Minamoto no Yorimitsu tsuchigumo o kiru zu)

TSUKIOKA, Yoshitoshi

Japan, 1839 - 1892

NEGISHI, Chokusan
, engraver
Japan

Minamoto no Yorimitsu about to kill the Earth Spider (Minamoto no Yorimitsu tsuchigumo o kiru zu)

from the series 'Thirty six ghosts in new forms (Shinkei Sanjurokkaisen)'

1891, Tokyo

woodblock print, ink and colour on paper

33.5 x 22.7 cm (image, oban)

Gift of Brian and Barbara Crisp in memory of their son Andrew 2003

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

20033G30