Woman Playing with Cat, from the series Thirty-six Elegant Selections of Charming Figures (Tsuya sugata sanjûrokkasen)

「艶姿三十六嫁撰」 猫と遊ぶ美人

Japanese
Edo period
1865 (Genji 2/Keiô 1), 10th month
Artist Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900), Other artist Ryôko (Japanese, active 1860s–early 1870s)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.1 × 25 cm (14 5/8 × 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.908

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kunichika ga
国周画

Markings

Censor's seal: Ox 10 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印: 丑十改

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock