The Excited Boatman
about 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
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
Horizontal chûban; 19.6 x 27.4 cm (7 11/16 x 10 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
A revamped erotic print. For detailed comparison of the different versions, see Lane.
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