Category Archives: Demons

Demon with a Child’s Head, from the series Ghost Tales

1830 Artist/Maker: Katsushika Hokusai Japanese, 1760-1849 Color woodblock print Allen Memorial Art Museum

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Okute: The Goddess Kannon Prevents the Hag of Adachi Moor from Killing a Young Girl, no. 48 from the series The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaido Road

  Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1852 Allen Memorial Art Museum

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By The 1%, For The 1%

Set your mind at rest, we shall keep open table, and the most unbounded appetites shall be satisfied. It is, after all, the easiest way of governing… —  Émile Zola, La Curée

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The actor Nakamura Shikan II as a demon playing a samisen.

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) Japanese (1786-1864) ca. 1830-1840 Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

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