Courtesan Riding an Ox; Parody of Botange Shôhaku

見立牡丹花肖柏

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #570; Ukiyo-e shuka 4 (1979), list #821, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 369; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #223

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 71.7 x 12.9 cm (28 1/4 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4985

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

March 12-13, 1917, Kenkichi Hirakawa sale, American Art Galleries, New York, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection