Couple at a Kotatsu Reading a Letter

炬燵で文を読む男女

Japanese
Edo period
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #058; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #173.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 171

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.4 x 17.3 cm (10 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.462

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.462 (fourth state, without calendrical information), 21.4596 (second state, with calendrical information)

Signed

Unsigned

無款

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection