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Harunobu
Suzuki Harunobu, ca. 1724-70
Adjusting His Loincloth

from an untitled series; a courtesan helps her customer with his fundoshi (loincloth); with karazuri (‘blind printing’) on her white outer-robe and his cloth, ca. 1768-70
8 1/8 by 11 1/4 in., 20.7 by 28.5 cm
Published:
Inge Klompmakers, Japanese erotic prints: shunga by Harunobu and Koryûsai, Leiden, 2001, pl. 7, pp. 22
Highlights of Japanese Printmaking Part 4: Shunga, Scholten Japanese Art, 2014, cat. no. 1
Reference:
Gian Carlo Calza, Poem of the Pillow and Other Stories by Utamaro, Hokusai, Kuniyoshi and Other Artists of the Floating World, 2010, p. 172
price: $ 7,500