Utagawa Kunisada I, Poem by Fujiwara no Toshiyuki Ason: (Actor Ichikawa Kodanji IV as) the Ghost of Kasane, 1852 (source).

吉川観方 YOSHIKAWA Kanpo『朝露夕霧』Morning dew, evening fog お菊 Ghost of Okiku, 1948

Actor Onoe Kikugoro III as the Ghost of the Wet-Nurse Iohata Artist: Utagawa Kunisada 歌川国貞 Woodblock print; ink and color on paper Japan Date: Edo period Freer Gallery of Art and.

Here's a weird gallery of Japanese folk art creatures that were painted during the Edo period. “cow devil”) is a malevolent sea monster with the head of a bull and the body of a giant spider or crab.