The Scene of Torture by Scolding from The Stinky Sleeve (Tamoto funki kogotozeme no dan), from the series Popular Cat Games (Ryûkô neko no tawamure)

「流行猫の戯 袂糞気罵責段(たもとふんきこゞとぜめのだん)」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.7 x 24.1 cm (14 1/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.3216.26

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A feline parody of the famous scene of Akoya’s Torture by Koto (Akoya kotozeme) from the play Futaba gunki.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Yoshimura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:村松、吉村
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection