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Onoe Kikugoro III as Ghost of Oiwa
  • Shunkōsai Hokushū
    active circa 1802–1832
    active: Japan
  • Onoe Kikugoro III as Ghost of Oiwa, 1826, 1st month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • (Ghost Series)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 373 x 171 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 5/8 x 6 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 373 x 171 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 5/8 x 6 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7857
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Ghostly figure standing in center with flame (of hell) to left. The actor wears a ghost mask and the lower part of kimono with outline to emphasize ghost-like character.