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Right half of No. 17 from the erotic series The Amorous Adventures of Mane'emon (Fûryû enshoku Mane'emon)

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Half of an erotic print. MFA impressions: 21.4652 (right half only), RES.09.318.17 (complete print)

Signed

Harunobu ga (added later)

Marks

Collectors' seals: Hayashi Tadamasa; Wakai Kenzaburô

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #444; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 400

Dimensions

Half of horizontal chûban sheet; 20.8 x 14.7 cm (8 3/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4652

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints