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The Mannekin Voyeur 1

The Mannekin Voyeur 1
by Harunobu, Suzuki (c.1725-1770)

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Artist: Harunobu, Suzuki (c.1725-1770) 鈴木春信
Title: The Mannekin Voyeur 1
Date 1st edition?Not set
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Chuban
Format (this edition): Chuban
DB artwork code: 38403
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Tuesday, 13 September 2005

Shunga: The Mannekin Voyeur #1

Artist: Harunobu
Format: Chuban yoko-e: 8.25" x 10.75"

Subject: From Harunobu's famous series of Spring pictures (shunga), featuring a miniature voyeur. The example shows a young couple in the throws of love-making behind a mosquito net. The mannekin is pointing out the activity to an elderly couple, who are about to take tea. The old man is trying to encourage his wife into similar activity.

Publisher: Privately produced

Date: c. 1760's

Condition: Full size. Clean vertical fold-mark. Minor soils, marks and flaws. Generally fine state of preservation.

Colour: Fine. The extremely fugitive blue pigment still fresh.

Impression: Fine with gauffrage

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