Yoshitoshi -- "Kiyomori Sees Hundreds of Skulls at Fukuhara"

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Title "Kiyomori Sees Hundreds of Skulls at Fukuhara" ("**")
Series "New Forms of Thirty-Six Ghosts" ("Shinkei Sanjurokkassen")
Date 1890 (1902, Second (and only later) Edition)
Publisher Daikoku-ya Heikichi (Tokyo, 1818-1923)
Carver na
Image Size 8 7/8 x 13 1/8
Impression Excellent. Skillful "bokashi" shading to cartouche, lampshade, kimono and background; extensive "gauffrage" pattern to upper haori; "burnishing" to black eyes, lamp, and post; very crisp, highly detailed carving; two-color cartouche.
Condition Excellent. Excellent colors. Retains original album backing; wide margins. (No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus Stevenson's "Yoshitoshi's Thrity-Six Ghosts" pl #22, pg 62; Ronin Gallery pl #22, pg 6.
Comments Driven to madness, the blood-thirsty Kiyomori see images of his victims as hundreds of skulls surrounding his palace.
Item # CG-865
Price $950 (Sold/MX)