Cats by the great masters of Japanese printmaking (box set)
A true celebration of cats, this boxed set, accompanied by an explanatory booklet, displays in accordion format more than sixty works by the greatest masters of Japanese printmaking. In Japan, the cat, present in folklore, poetry and Kabuki plays, is an emblematic figure. Sometimes adored for its gentleness, beauty and role as a good luck charm (the Maneki-neko), sometimes feared for its cruelty and supernatural powers, becoming the Bakeneko, a monstrous cat, vampire or sorcerer, it has always fascinated. From Hokusai to Hiroshige, via Yoshitoshi and Kuniyoshi, these prints highlight this mysterious and fascinating feline, of a bewitching beauty.
- Dimensions :
- 12,2 x 17,6 x 4,9 cm
- Artists :
- Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797 ou 1798 - 1861)
- Art movement :
- Asiatic art