Hotei at the Ford
about 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #294; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #613, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 135
Vertical chûban; 28.3 x 20.7 cm (11 1/8 x 8 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Possibly a parody of the michiyuki scene in the play Ohan and Chôemon.
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection