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Lovers' Parting Embrace through a Mosquito Net

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Second state, with heads replaced.

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #236; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #463, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 125

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.4 x 21.1 cm (11 3/16 x 8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4502

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints