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Courtesan Riding an Ox; Parody of Botange Shôhaku

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Signed

Harunobu ga 春信画

Provenance

March 12-13, 1917, Kenkichi Hirakawa sale, American Art Galleries, New York, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding; 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 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #570; Ukiyo-e shuka 4 (1979), list #821, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 369; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #223

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 71.7 x 12.9 cm (28 1/4 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4985

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints