fl. ca. 1764-1789
from an untitled series; a couple making love are interrupted by a visitor- the fusuma doors are opened a crack allowing a child to peep in, perhaps looking for comfort from a rainstorm which is visible in the background out of an open verandah, signed in white on the far left fusuma panel, Koryu sho, ca. 1770-71
chuban yoko-e 8 1/4 by 11 1/8 in., 21.1 by 28.1 cm
Klompmakers, Japanese Erotic Prints, 2001, p.101, cat. C.11
Highlights of Japanese Printmaking Part 4: Shunga, Scholten Japanese Art, 2014, cat. no. 24
Shirakura Yoshihiko, Eiri shunga ehon mokuroku, 2007, p. 229
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