Probably a revamped version of an erotic print.
Harunobu ga (on background screen) 春信画
August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)
- Artist Suzuki Harunobu, Japanese, 1725–1770
Waterhouse cat. #461; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 402
Horizontal chûban; 21.4 x 28.4 cm (8 7/16 x 11 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper