Bush Clover (Hagi), from an untitled series of Flowers

花 「萩」 流れのほとりの二美人

Japanese
Edo period
about 1769 (Meiwa 6)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #415; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #317.7, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 503; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 133, #217

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.5 x 19.8 cm (10 13/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4991

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Sarade dani/ kokoro o karuru/ hagi ga e ni/ tsuyu mo ada naru/ aki no yûgure

Signed

Harunobu ga
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