Right half of No. 17 from the erotic series The Amorous Adventures of Mane'emon (Fûryû enshoku Mane'emon)

「まねへもん」 風流艶色真似ゑもん 十七

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #444; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 400

Dimensions

Half of horizontal chûban sheet; 20.8 x 14.7 cm (8 3/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4652

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Half of an erotic print.

MFA impressions: 21.4652 (right half only), RES.09.318.17 (complete print)

Signed

Harunobu ga (added later)

Markings

Collectors' seals: Hayashi Tadamasa; Wakai Kenzaburô

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection