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Fuwa Bansaku and the Monster
  • Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Tokyo, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Fuwa Bansaku and the Monster, after 1865, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Wakan hyaku monogatari (One Hundred Ghost Stories from China and Japan)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 371.47 x 250.82 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 5/8 x 9 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of H. Lee Turner
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0001.194
Catalogue raisonné

Man in blue robes with brown umbrella strans with legs spread in center of picture. A black and gray ghost leans over umbrella to look at man. There is a marble pillar at right and a wall in back with large blue stones. Blue ground and sky.