Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Picture of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi.
  • Birth: 1839
  • Death: 1902
  • Period: Edo Period
  • Occupation: Artist

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (月岡 芳年) (1839-1902) was an Ukiyo-e artist who was associated with the Utagawa School. As a great artist he created many striking portrayals of Yōkai and Yurei inspired by Toriyama Sekien.1

Known Works

Fujiwara HIdesato
Fujiwara Hidesato from the tale My Lord Bag of Rice.Depiction of Okiku.
Kintaro
The Story of Sakura Sôgo (Sakura Sôgo no hanashi).Kintaro wrestling a fish.
Bunbuku ChagamaFujiwara no Yasumasa playing the flute by moonlight.
Sahobime in Flames.Nomi no Sukune wrestling Kuehaya.
Kaguya Hime returns to the Moon.

Footnotes

1. Yoda, H. and Alt, M. (2016) “Japandemonium: Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopaedia of Toriyama Sekien.”. New York: over Publications, Inc.

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