A Modern Version of Urashima Tarô

見立浦島

Japanese
Edo period
about 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #312; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #336.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 314; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p.53, #83

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.3 x 21 cm (10 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4632

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Unabara ya/ kaze osamareru/ nami no ue ni/ omou mo toshi/ miyo no yukusue

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection