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Empress Jingû Fishing for a Cat (Jingû Kôgô tsuri neko); from an untitled series known as Sketches by Yoshitoshi (Yoshitoshi ryakuga)

芳年略画 「神巧皇后釣猫」

Japanese
Meiji era
early 1880s
Artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese, 1839–1892)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hiraki Ukiyo-e Foundation, Nyan to mo neko darake/ Cats of Many Varieties (2012), #128; Ing & Schaap, Beauty & Violence (1992), #42.25 (no photo)

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban;18.3 × 24.8 cm (7 3/16 × 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.884.14

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.37690, 2011.884.14

Album: 2011.884.1-20
Originally printed as a vertical ôban sheet with two horizontal chûban designs: 11.37690, 2011.884.14 (top) and 2011.884.7 (bottom)

Signed

Yoshitoshi giga
芳年戯画

Markings

Artist's seal: Yoshitoshi

Credit Line

Source unidentified