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The Ghost of Oiwa


Katsushika Hokusai ; Tsuruya Kiemon


c. 1831-1832

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
The Ghost of Oiwa, Katsushika Hokusai      ;    Tsuruya Kiemon
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Size: 10 3/8 × 7 7/16 in. (26.3 × 18.9 cm) (image, sheet, chuban)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: zen Hokusai hitsu Publisher:Tsuruki-ban"namu amida butsu(praying words), zokumyo_ Iwa-jo(the name of the woman who became a ghost)" written on the lantern
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: 56.52.1
Artist: Hokusai Katsushika, Japanese, 1760 - 1849
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1760 - 1849

Artist: Kiemon Tsuruya
Role: Publisher
Nationality: Japanese
Added to Site: February 28, 2009