Collection of Suggestive Pictures

Japanese
Edo period
About late Tenmei (1781–89) to early Kansei (1789–1801) eras
Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801)


Catalogue Raisonné

105; Drama and Desire (2007), cat. no. 38

Dimensions

Image: 26.9 x 442.4 cm (10 9/16 x 174 3/16 in.) Overall: 28.8 x 518.9 cm (11 5/16 x 204 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.09.239

Medium or Technique

Handscroll; ink, color, gold, and mica on silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

Purchased from an unknown Japanese collection by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston; 1909, gift of William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 1, 1909)

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection