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Iyemon in the Yotsuya ghost story
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Iyemon in the Yotsuya ghost story


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Tamiya Iyemon (or Kamiya Niemon in this print) in the scene depicted is haunted by the vision of his first wife O Iwa. He draws his sword to cut off the head of the vision, only to discover that he has cut off the head of his new bride. She is probably featured in the print to the right.
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] Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga
Credit Gift of Justine Lewis Keidel, 1991

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Period
Ca. 1847-48 (late Edo)
Medium
Mulberry paper, pigments
(Prints)
Accession Number
95.511
Geographies
  • Edo (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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