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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)

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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

Marks

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Yoshimura

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints