Description According to legend, there was an old witch living along the Tokaido road who would assume the shape of a giant cat in order to waylay young women who were visiting a local shrine.
Provenance C. Robert Snell, Oriental Arts & Antiques, Timonium, Maryland; purchased by Justine Lewis Keidel, Owings Mills, Maryland, after 1971; given to Walters Art Museum, 1991.
Inscriptions [Signature] Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga
Credit Gift of Justine Lewis Keidel, 1991
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