Login/Register

Artist: Kunimaro II (二代国麿)

Print: Oban triptych - Preparations for Monster Marriages (Bakemono no Yomeiri - 化物の嫁入)

Bookmark and Share
Dates: 1886,created
Dimensions: 27.75 in,14.25 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: color woodblock print
Inscription:

Signed: Kikusai Kinji (菊哉近二)
Publisher: Izumi Katsujirō (和泉勝次郎)
Date: Meiji 19, 3rd Month
明治十九年 三月

Related links:

Physical description:

Twenty-four comic scenes of married life depicted by mythical monsters cover the three sheets of this oban triptych. Details taken from this example were reproduced in Hiroko Yoda and Matt Alt, "Yokai Attack!: The Japanese Monster Survival Guide", 2008, 2012 (Matt Alt runs AltJapan Co., Ltd., a Tokyo-based entertainment localization company.)