Suzuki Harunobu, ca. 1724-1770
Elegant Erotic Mane'emon: 8, Blind Shamisen Player
(Furyu Enshoku Mane'emon)
design number eight from the series of twelve; a couple making love next to a blind shamisen player at the Ikaho hot springs in Kozuke, Mane'emon has just emerged from taking a hot bath himself, ca. 1770
chuban yoko-e 8 1/4 by 11 1/8 in., 21.1 by 28.1 cm
Klompmakers, Japanese Erotic Prints, 2001, p.69, cat. B.8
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