|Stockno.:||22-260-d||Artist:||Toyohara Chikanobu 豊原周延 (1838-1912)||Description: ||No.8 Muro no tsu 室の津, from the series Eastern brocades: day and night compared (Azuma Nishiki Chūya Kurabe 東錦晝夜竸). Published by Kobayashi Tetsujiro in 1886.
Courtesan from Muro-no-tsu with her two servants in a boat. Demonic ghost Akugenta Yoshihira is depicted on the upper inset. The cartouche has the courtesan addressing Akugenta with a line in 5/7/5 syllables, to which he replies in 7/7 syllables to complete the tanka 31 syllable line.||Signed:||Yōshū Chikanobu hitsu||Size:||Oban tate-e||Condition:||Very good impression, colour and condition.||Price:||Euro 225||Reference:|