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Boys Quarrelling over a Calligraphy Copybook; Parody of Komachi Washing the Manuscript (Sôshi arai)

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Signed

Harunobu ga 春信画

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Japanese, Edo period, about 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #283; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #375, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 132

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.6 x 20.2 cm (10 7/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16.116

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints