Yoshitoshi -- "The Good Woman's Spirit Praying in the Waterfall"

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Title "The Good Woman's Spirit Praying in the Waterfall" ("**")
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, waterfall, rocks and background; extensive "gauffrage" pattern to white kimono and waves; 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 Thirty-Six Ghosts" pl #33, pg 84; Ronin Gallery pl #33, pg 8.
Comments Gorgeous. Otsuji is seen praying under a waterfall to save Botaro from the trechery of his enemies.
Item # CG-866
Price $995