Fujin / God of the Wind by Kawanabe Kyosai
Japanese ghost by Keisai Eisen --「幽霊図」渓斎英泉1790-1848 江戸後期
Kyosai Kawanabe 1831-1889 - Edo Utsushi-e - Ghost Eating Child
Ghost, Kawanabe Kyosai (1870) I notice there were a lot more paintings of ghosts b4 1900. Maybe because people were not skeptical back then & more open-minded. If there are so many paintings, I would think that at least that many people believed!
Artist Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-1889) http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/kyosai_kawanabe.html
Meiji-period artistKawanabe Kyōsai (1831-1889).
首かじり / Kubikajiri / Ghost that bites woman's severed head from "Nihon yokai zukan" by Ippitsusai Buncho || The creature is said to be headless itself and smell distinctly of fresh blood.
ghost painting by Meiji-period artist Kawanabe Kyōsai (1831-1889).
The ghost of Oiwa --------- #japan #japanese #yokai
伊藤晴雨「怪談乳房榎図」 （後期展示）明治～昭和時代（20世紀） 絹本着色
Revenge of Ghosts, ca. 1849-1953 by Utagawa Kuniyoshi
「幽霊図」伝・円山応挙1733-1795 江戸中期//The middle of the Edo period 1733-1795 Okyo Maruyama Den "ghost figure": Pictures of Japanese ghost
Sara-hebi (さら蛇) is a large, snake-like creature with the head of a woman. Yokai Ghost stories from Japanese folklore.
Oiwa, famous onryo from 'Yotsuya Kaidan'. (Wikipedia Commons)