Japanese Courtesan procession An oiran refers to a high-ranking courtesan in the pleasure quarter of Yoshiwara.

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.

Kabuki Actors Ichimura Uzaemon IX as Ko-kakeyama and Ōtani Hiroji III as Kōga Saburō Artist: Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, Period: Edo period Date: ca.

Suehiro Maruo New Century SM Pictorial artwork

Large format book is filled with full page, full color artwork by Suehiro Maruo. Many of the artworks are zoomed in for excellent detail shots.

conscientiouspragmatist: villainquoteoftheday: Arise Masakado! -Yasunori Kato Doomed Megalopolis Cover art by Suehiro Maruo (丸尾末広).