Saturday, January 26, 2013

Cat sitting on a wall 2

Cat sitting on a wall - Title: Asakusa tanbo torinomachi mōde. Title Translation: Asakusa ricefields and torinomachi festival. Creator(s): Andō, Hiroshige, 1797-1858, artist Date Created / Published: [1857] Medium: 1 print : woodcut, color ; 36.3 x 24.1 cm.

Summary: Print shows a cat sitting on a wall where the sliding panels have been opened, watching the festival procession in the rice paddies nearby, with view of Mount Fuji in the distance. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-jpd-02940 (digital file from original print)

Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication. Access Advisory: Restricted access; material extremely fragile; please use online digital image.

Cat sitting on a wall 2

Call Number: FP 2 - JPD, no. 1300, p. 23 (AA size) [P&P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Notes: Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Meisho edo hyakkei : 100 famous views of Edo. Format: vertical Oban Nishikie. Illus. in album: Gajō icchō, p. 23. For another impression, see: FP 2 - JPD, no. 2033 ee. Forms part of: Visual materials from Donald D. Walker collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Subjects: Cats--Japan--Tokyo--1850-1860. Windows--Japan--Tokyo--1850-1860. Rice paddies--Japan--Tokyo--1850-1860. Festivals--Japan--Tokyo--1850-1860. Parades & processions--Japan--Tokyo--1850-1860. City & town life--Japan--Tokyo--1850-1860. Fuji, Mount (Japan)--1850-1860. Tokyo (Japan)--1850-1860.

Format: Ukiyo-e--Japanese--Color--1850-1860. Woodcuts--Japanese--Color--1850-1860. Collections: Fine Prints: Japanese, pre-1915

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