Sleeping Cat

眠り猫

Japanese
Meiji era
1885–89 (Meiji 18–22)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kaikan sanjû shûnen kinen Kawanabe Kyôsai kinen bijutsukan cat. (2008), p. 122, #1027; Clark, Demon of Painting (1993), #95

Dimensions

23.8 x 24.8 cm (9 3/8 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.47

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5570 (fan), 47.47 (square, light background), 47.48 (square, dark background)

Signed

Kyôsai
暁斎

Markings

Artist's seal: Jokû

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich