Courtesan and Attendant Playing Sugoroku, with an Actor Watching

双六遊び

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #238; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #528, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 271

Dimensions

Vertical chuban; 26.9 x 20.8 cm (10 9/16 x 8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.376

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.4624, 54.376

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga (on the background wall painting)

鈴木春信画

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24