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Suzugamori no ba
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Suzugamori no ba

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The ghost of Sasano Gonza seeks vengeance for his wrongful death. He was executed at Suzugamori, the execution grounds outside Edo (old Tokyo), for supposedly falling in love with another's wife. He still wears the signs of his execution - a robe covered with blood and a broken crossbar tied to his arms.
Provenance Justine Lewis Keidel [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1986, by gift.
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Credit Gift of Justine Lewis Keidel, 1986

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1849 (late Edo)
mulberry paper, pigments
Accession Number
14 5/16 x 9 13/16 in. (36.3 x 25 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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