Woman Pulling at a Man's Umbrella; Parody of the Story of Watanabe no Tsuna and the Ibaraki Demon

傘を持った武士と引き取める遊女 (見立渡辺綱と茨木童子)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #522; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #709, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 416

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 69.1 x 12.6 cm (27 3/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4559

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection