Parody of the Letter-reading Scene in Act VII of Chûshingura, with a Cat

見立忠臣蔵七段目(猫)

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hiraki Ukiyo-e Foundation, Nyan to mo neko darake/ Cats of Many Varieties (2012), #88; Hockley 2003, p. 268, #C-14

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.4 x 18.7 cm (10 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.516

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Koryûsai ga

湖龍斎画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection