A Lady and Her Lover

若い男女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1770 (Meiwa 7)
Artist Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 9 (1981), pl. 56; Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #125

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27 x 19.8 cm (10 5/8 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5851

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Identified in Ukiyo-e shûka 9 as a parody of the Kusazuribiki (Armor-pulling) scene.

Signed

Shigemasa ga
重政画

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