Cat Catching a Rat

猫と提灯と鼠

Japanese
Meiji era
1877 (Meiji 10)
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915)


Catalogue Raisonné

Shizuoka Mus., Kobayashi Kiyochika (exh. cat., 1998), #s 74-75; Smith, Kiyochika (exh. cat., Santa Barbara, 1988), #13; Yoshida, Kiyochika (1964), #47; Nihon hanga bijutsu zenshû 7 (1962), #78; Ukiyo-e taisei 12 (1931), #516

Dimensions

33.2 x 45.2 cm (13 1/16 x 17 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.1929

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hôensha Kiyochika
方円舎清親

Provenance

1935, purchased by the MFA from Mrs. Wilmont R. Evans, Boston. (Accession Date: December 5, 1935)

Credit Line

Chinese and Japanese Special Fund