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A Lady and Her Lover

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Identified in Ukiyo-e shûka 9 as a parody of the Kusazuribiki (Armor-pulling) scene.

Signed

Shigemasa ga

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster 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 1770 (Meiwa 7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), pl. 56; Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #125

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27 x 19.8 cm (10 5/8 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5851

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints