Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
#28 - The Ghost of Yugao (A Chapter from the Tales of Genji) 100 Views of the Moon, 1886
14.62 x 9.87 in (37.13 x 25.07 cm)
7580 / INV. # 06165350
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon Condition: Fine impression, color and condition. The ghost of Yugao, one of Prince Genji's conquests, floats above a trailing vine bearing the moonflowers (yugao) after which she is named. Yugao died at the age of 19 during a secretive romantic night with Genji, supposedly cursed by the ghost of a jealous rival.