Hanai Oume Killing Minekichi, 1887

by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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Hanai Oume Killing Minekichi, 1887 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Original Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892) Japanese Woodblock Print
Hanai Oume Killing Minekichi, 1887

Series: Personalities of Recent Times

Hanai Oume Killing Minekichi, 1887 - Dramatic depiction of the geisha Hanai Oume stabbing Minekichi, a bloody knife raised above her head in a heavy rain. Prior to his murder at her hands, Minekichi had been stalking Oume after a love affair between the two had ended. In this scene, Oume finally snaps and kills her former lover. A grisly and striking design by Yoshitoshi and one of the most sought-after images from this series.

Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Image Size - 13" x 8 3/4" + margins as shown

Condition - A clean print with nice color and detail. No repairs.

Hanai Oume Killing Minekichi, 1887 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
Hanai Oume Killing Minekichi, 1887 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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