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.
Japanese painter Hiroshi Hirakawa
By Japanese painter Hiroshi Hirakawa.
David Bowie (clothes of Kansai Yamamoto) - Kansai Yamamoto (山本寛斎?, born February 8, 1944) is one of the leaders in Japanese Contemporary fashion, in particular during the 1970s and 1980s. He is also known for his avant-garde kimono designs, including ones worn by David Bowie in his Ziggy Stardust Tour.