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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 448

    Suzuki Harunobu (1725?-1770)

    CIRCA 1769

    Price Realised  


    Suzuki Harunobu (1725?-1770)
    Circa 1769
    A chuban print titled Ryogoku no hekisho (Glowing vulva at Ryogoku Bridge), a young man and four women in a pleasure boat meet a monkey trainer and his pet on the Sumida river, from the series Furyu Edo hakkei (Eight fashionable views of Edo), very good impression, colour and condition, very slightly trimmed at top

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    Illustrated in Uhlenbeck and Winkel, Leiden, 2005, Japanese Erotic Fantasies. Sexual Imagery of the Edo period, pl. 19 (this impression) and in Lane and Hayashi, Tokyo, 1995-2000, Teihon ukiyo-e shunga meihin shusei. The complete Ukiyo-e Shunga, vol. 21, pl. 1.