Courtesan and Customer at the Ibarakiya; Parody of Watanabe no Tsuna and the Ibaraki Demon at Rashômon Gate

見立渡辺綱と茨木童子 (いばらき屋店先)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #228; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #416, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 47

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.5 x 20.3 cm (10 13/16 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4411

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19494, 21.4411

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

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