Suzuki Harunobu

ca. 1724-70

Beside a Standing Screen

from an untitled series; in an upstairs room with the door open to a verandah overlooking blossoming cherry trees, an over-eager man frantically embraces a young woman while she resists his advances, perhaps he has been aroused by the books on the floor in front of a tsuitate screen which is discreetly signed Harunobu ga, ca. 1768

chuban yoko-e 8 1/8 by 11 1/4 in., 20.7 by 28.5 cm

Evans and Evans, Shunga: The Art of Love in Japan, 1975, no. 6.9

price: $11,000


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site last updated
September 28, 2022

Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
ph: (212) 585-0474
fx: (212) 585-0475