YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892). A lady with cat
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)
Subject: A lady reading with a cat sleeping on kotatsu.
Title: Attaka-so: Kansei nenkan choka goke no fuzoku (Looking warm: the appearance of an urban widow of the Kansei era)
Series: Fuzoku sanjuniso (Thirty-two aspects of customs and manners).
Signature: Yoshitoshi. Artist's seal Taiso.
Date: Meiji 21 (1888)
Publisher: Tsunashima Kamekichi.
Block-cutter: Wada Hori Yu
Size: Ōban tate-e, 37x25,3 cm.
Medium: Woodblock color print
Literature: Another example is illustrated in John Stevenson, Yoshitoshi’s women The woodblock print series “Fuzoku sanjuniso”, Boulder 1986, no. 32.
Remarks: The print is temporary on loan to the Japanmuseum SieboldHuis, Leiden, Holland for the exhibition “Neko. De kat in Japanse kunst” (Neko. The Cat in Japanese Art) from 31 january 2020 till 5 July 2020
Conditions: Very good impression, colour and conditions.
Item no: B 186
Price: Euro 1550