Woman Spying on Lovers

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Unknown, Japanese, Attributed to Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Dimensions

Probably cut from horizontal ôban; 27.2 x 25.3 cm (10 11/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5763

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color probably added later

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The left half of the sheet, cut off of this impression, probably shows the bodies of the lovers through the half-open sliding door.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection