Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792). The Actors Ichimura Uzaemon IX in the Role of Ko-kakeyama and O-tani Hiroji III in the Role of Kōga Saburō, ca. 1771. Japan The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1918 (JP437) | The devil Ko-kakeyama (the evil spirit of Wakasa no Zenji Yasumura) holds a scroll in his mouth and a hammer in his hand and wears a crown of three flaming candles on his head.
YOKOYAMA Taikan (1868~1958), Japan
Three Monkeys, ink and color on silk by Maruyama Okyo. Calligraphy by Sozan Soho