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Seated woman addressed by the ghost of an old man: PD.216-1991

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Seated woman addressed by the ghost of an old man


Draughtsman: Unknown
Draughtsman: Kuniyoshi, Utagawa (School)




One of a group of studies of supernatural subjects, possibly made for an illustrated novel (gokan). The woman redrawn on an extra piece of paper pasted onto the main sheet; another overlay correcting the man's head mounted separately.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by H.S. Reitlinger 1950 (received 1991)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1850

School or Style


Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black ink (sumi) over red ink (beni) underdrawing, with pentimenti

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.216-1991
Primary reference Number: 125843
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 22 February 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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