Suzuki Harunobu, ca. 1724-1770
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
chuban yoko-e 8 1/8 by 11 1/4 in., 20.7 by 28.5 cm
This impression published:
Klompmakers, Japanese Erotic Prints, 2001, p. 22, fig. 7
Calza, Poem of the Pillow and Other Stories, 2010, p. 172
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