Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825). “The Geisha To’e as a Vendor of Poems,” from the series Gion Festival Costume Parade (Gion mikoshi arai nerimono sugata), ca. 1795. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1922 (JP1390)
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.