Sleeping Cat

眠り猫

Japanese
Meiji era
1885–89 (Meiji 18–22)
Artist Kawanabe Kyôsai (Japanese, 1831–1889)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

24.4 x 25.5 cm (9 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.48

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

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich