Benevolence (Jin), from the series The FIve Virtues (Gojô)

五常 「仁」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #186; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #290.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 249; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p.68, #107

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.6 x 20.7 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4974

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Hito o megumu/ kokoro no michi ni/ yado karaba/ na o sae tomuru/ mi to mo naranan

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#300); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection