Arts and Designs of Japan
September Selection September 2018

Artist Hokuei
Title Left: Onoe Kikugoro III as Sato Yomoshichi
Right: Ichikawa Sukejuro II as Hamiya Iemon and Asao Takumi as Naosuke Gonbei
Play Tokaido Yotsuya Kaidan
Date 3/1831
Publisher Honsei
Format Oban diptych (18 3/4" X 14")
Comment The severed, disfigured head of Oiwa continues to haunt her husband Iemon. From one of the most popular ghost stories in Japanese literature. The play was first produced in 1825.
Price $450.
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