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Why the cat is dissatisfied: the mystery and the solution of one Japanese woodcut

The history is told the details.

Fragment of the image
Fragment of the image

A Russian living in Japan, the leading twitter of japanreports, made a mystery to his subscribers about the ancient ukiyo-e – Japanese woodcuts


He noted that the contemporary “immediately understood what was happening and, chuckling, willingly bought a drawing”, but “in order to understand that the cat does not like it, you need to know the realities, like the ordinary inhabitant of Edo of the 18th century”.

After the correct answer appeared in the replays, the blogger explained in detail what details of the image could be guessed.

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