Asian Art :: Japan

The nun cat (Ama Myochin) (the actor Segawa Kikunojo V), XII/1852

UTAGAWA II, Kunisada

Japan, 1823 - 1880

SHOJI, Horitsuka
, block cutter

The nun cat (Ama Myochin) (the actor Segawa Kikunojo V), XII/1852

from the series 'From the dog storybook, the tale of the eight dog heroes(Hakkenden inu no soshi no uchi)'

1852, Edo (Tokyo)

woodblock print, ink and colour on paper

37.0 x 25.6 cm (image)

Gift of Brian and Barbara Crisp in memory of their son Andrew 2005

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

20054G49