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Tenugui-kake kihan 手拭掛帰帆 (Returning Sail at the Towel Rack) / Furyu zashiki hakkei 風流座敷八景 (Eight Fashionable Views of Interiors)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1937,0710,0.41

  • Title (object)

    • Tenugui-kake kihan 手拭掛帰帆 (Returning Sail at the Towel Rack)

    Title (series)

    • Furyu zashiki hakkei 風流座敷八景 (Eight Fashionable Views of Interiors)
  • Description

    Colour woodblock print. Shunga. Lovers embracing in room by garden, the middle-aged man is having his beard plucked by the young woman; their faces are reflected in mirror. Poem. The subject is a parody of Zashiki hakkei (Eight Views of Interiors) which is based on Sho sho hakkei(Eight Views of the Xiaoxiang Rivers).

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1768 (c.)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 20.4 centimetres
    • Width: 27.9 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        centre
      • Inscription Content

        手拭掛帰帆
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Tenugui kake kihan
      • Inscription Translation

        Returning Sail at the Towel Rack
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        top right
      • Inscription Content

        風流座敷八景
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Furyu zashiki hakkei
      • Inscription Translation

        Eight Fashionable Views of Interiors
      • Inscription Comment

        series title
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        top left
      • Inscription Content

        真帆かけてうらにより来る舟なれや いるとは見へていつるとはなし
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Maho kakete ura ni yorikuru fune nareya iru to wa miete izuru to wa nashi
      • Inscription Translation

        That boat over there with sails swelling to the front. Ah, it's coming into harbour, not leaving...
  • Bibliography

    • Hizo Ukiyo-e taikan Vol 2 35 bibliographic details
    • Clark et al 2013 fig. 1, p. 156 bibliographic details
    • Buckland 2010 pp88-89 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Eight Views of the Parlor(座敷八景)
    • Associated Title: Eight Views of the Xiaoxiang Rivers(潚湘八景)
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1937

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    1937,0710,0.41

Woodblock print. Popular culture. Classical series. Lovers embracing in room by garden, faces reflected in mirror. Poem. Nishiki-e on paper.

Woodblock print. Popular culture. Classical series. Lovers embracing in room by garden, faces reflected in mirror. Poem. Nishiki-e on paper.

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