Right half of No. 17 from the erotic series The Amorous Adventures of Mane'emon (Fûryû enshoku Mane'emon)
「まねへもん」 風流艶色真似ゑもん 十七
about 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #444; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 400
Half of horizontal chûban sheet; 20.8 x 14.7 cm (8 3/16 x 5 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Half of an erotic print.
MFA impressions: 21.4652 (right half only), RES.09.318.17 (complete print)
Harunobu ga (added later)
Collectors' seals: Hayashi Tadamasa; Wakai Kenzaburô
August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection