Bewitching Foxes at the Mimeguri Shrine on the Sumida Embankment (Sumida-zutsumi Mimeguri yashiro nogitsune no yukai), from the series Famous Places and Humorous Images of Modern Life in Tokyo (Tôkyô kaika kyôga meisho)

「東京開化狂画名所 墨堤三圍社野狐の愉快」

Japanese
Meiji era
1881 (Meiji 14), January 6
Artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese, 1839–1892), Publisher Tsunajima Kamekichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Other prints in the series: Miyao, Nihon no giga (1967), pp. 191-2

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 17.6 x 22.8 cm (6 15/16 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

2000.61.1

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yoshitoshi giga

芳年戯画

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection