Arts and Designs of Japan
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Artist Yoshitoshi
Title #19 – The ghost of wicked Genta Yoshihira (Minamoto Yoshihira, 1140-60) attacking Namba Jiro at Nunobiki Waterfall
Series 36 Ghosts
Date December 12, 1889
Publisher Sasaki Toyokichi
Format Oban (9 7/8" X 14 1/2")
Comment After Yoshihira was killed by Namba, his body sprang into the air in the form of the Thunder God who caused a violent storm in which Namba was killed by a lightning bolt. Very early, first edition
Price $1500.
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