Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI  (1839–1892) Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI  (1839–1892)

Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892) Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI

The Actor Onoe Kikugoro V as the Hag of Adachi

Kabuki Play: Hitotsuya (The Lonely House)

“The old hag of Adachi Moor. A gruesome tale of a high-ranking woman who kills young children to supply their blood to the local lord who suffers from an unknown disease. She is usually shown in a gourd vine-clad hut wielding a large knife. This design shows the actor Onoe Kikugoro V as the old crone in a revival of the Mokuami play in 1890.”

Signature: Okokkeidoju Yoshitoshi ga.
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Date: 1890
Condition: excellent impression, vibrant colors, right margin trimmed, otherwise no flaws to note

Original Japanese Woodblock Print, Size Oban Triptych (35,3 x 24,4cm, 35,2 x 24,7cm, 35,3 x 21,7 cm)

Inventory No. K231-F271
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