Re: Artist identification


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Posted by Alec W. (174.105.163.103) on July 08, 2020 at 22:59:47:

In Reply to: Artist identification posted by Johan on July 08, 2020 at 21:59:28:

The artist is Katsushika Hokui 葛飾北為 (fl. c. 1830s-1870s).

From BM: "Account of event in 1168 when ghosts of the slain Minamoto appeared to Taira no Kiyomori."

Some links to impressions and info at institutional collections:

https://collections.mfa.org/objects/495583/
https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/A_1906-1220-0-615
https://collections.ashmolean.org/collection/browse-9148/object/34417

Here's a variant with a much less dramatic ghost:

http://www.dh-jac.net/db/nishikie/arcUP4428/default/

-A


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