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Yoshitoshi ryakuga
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Yoshitoshi ryakuga

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Description The famous Kyoto artist Maruyama Okyo was well known for his true-to-life paintings. It was said that his flower paintings were so real that bees tried to pollinate them. Another story, illustrated by this print, tells of the time Okyo painted a ghost so "realistically" that it came to life and frightened him.
Provenance Mr. Robert S. Shaull [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1990, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Yoshitoshi giga; [Translation] Yoshitoshi drew for fun
Credit Bequest of Robert S. Shaull, 1990

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1882 (Meiji)
mulberry paper, pigments
Accession Number
7 x 9 1/2 in. (17.78 x 24.13 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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