Playing the Game of Ken

本拳打ち

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #239; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #521, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 50

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.2 x 21.3 cm (11 1/8 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4435

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

June 23, 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Sotheby's (lot 17); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection