The Excited Boatman

船頭ののぞき見

Japanese
Edo period
about 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #365; Lane, Ukiyo-e shunga: The Vanishing Act (Ukiyo-e kesareta shunga, 2002), pp. 24-31; Ukiyo-e shuka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 339

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 19.6 x 27.4 cm (7 11/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4610

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A revamped erotic print. For detailed comparison of the different versions, see Lane.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection