Courtesan and Attendants on Parade
about 1766 (Meiwa 3)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #092; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #434, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 197
Vertical chûban; 28.5 x 21 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Third state, without the seals that appear on the first state, and with the signature added.
MFA impressions: 11.45790 (a fan decorated with fragmentsof two Harunobu prints including this one), 21.4399 (intact print)
Suzuki Harunobu ga
Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; April 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection