Omoi tsuzura  family photo
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Omoi tsuzura

Omoi tsuzura
1 print : woodcut, color ; 31.9 x 21.4 cm.
Print shows an elderly woman troubled by demons emerging from a huge basket to torment her after she injured a sparrow.
  • Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.
  • From the series: Shinkei sanjū rokkaisen : Selection of 36 hair raising transformations (Shinkei 36 kaisen).
  • Format: vertical Oban Nishikie, trimmed.
  • Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).
  • Fine Prints: Japanese, pre-1915
  • Demons--1880-1890.
  • Older people--Japan--1880-1890.
  • Fairy tales--1880-1890.
  • Ukiyo-e--Japanese--Color--1880-1890.
  • Woodcuts--Japanese--Color--1880-1890.
Taiso, Yoshitoshi, 1839-1892, artist
Pandora's box: omoi tsuzura and yokubari obasan.
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