The impression illustrated by Schwaab lacks the title cartouche but has the signature of Ashikuni. Sawamura Tanosuke II (1788-1817) acted in Kamigata 11/1813-3/1815 (Keyes).
December 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, about 1813–15
- Artist Asayama Ashikuni, Japanese, about 1775–1818
Schwaab, Osaka Prints (1989), #7
Hosoban; 29.9 x 13.6 cm (11 3/4 x 5 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper