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Couple Eloping; Parody of the Akuta River Episode in Tales of Ise (Ise monogatari)

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MFA impressions: 06.1117, 21.4486

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

Provenance

1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #395; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #357, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 493

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.5 x 20 cm (10 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4486

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints