Arts and Designs of Japan
September Selection September 2017

Artist Yoshitoshi
Title #17 – The ghost of Okiku at Sarayashiki
Series 36 Ghosts
Date August 1890
Publisher Sasaki Toyokichi
Format Oban (9 5/8" X 14 5/8")
Comment This print depicts the sad story of the maid Okiku who is punished for breaking one of a set of ten dishes. She eventually kills herself by jumping into a well, where her ghost returns every night counting to nine then wailing.
Price $950.
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