No. 20 from the series The Amorous Adventures of Mane'emon (Fûryû enshoku Mane'emon)

風流艶色真似ゑもん 「まねへもん 廿」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #447; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 509

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 20.6 x 28 cm (8 1/8 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

21.4511

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A revamped erotic print with the genitalia removed.

MFA impressions: 21.4511 (altered), RES.09.318.18 (unaltered)

Inscription

Hokku Poem: Moe-izuru/ haru no tegiwa ya/ haya-warabi

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection