Description The women strolling by the pond in Yanagiwara are amused by a monk's overreaction to a tug on his sleeve. He, no doubt, is remembering stories of monks pursued by possessed women.
Provenance C. Robert Snell, Oriental Arts & Antiques, Timonium, Maryland; purchased by Justine Lewis Keidel, Owings Mills, Maryland, after 1971; given to Walters Art Museum, 1991.
Inscriptions [signature] yoshitoshi; [signature] oju yoshitoshi giga [drew for fun]yanagiwara namagusa bozu no okubyo; [Translation] The scaring of a depraved monk in Yanagiwara
Credit Gift of Justine Lewis Keidel, 1991
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