Parody of the Armor-pulling Scene (Kusazuribiki) from the Tale of the Soga Brothers

見立曽我物語 (草摺引)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #224; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #369, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 121

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.7 x 21.8 cm (11 5/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4470

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

1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection