Courtesan and Kamuro Looking at the Face of a Komusô Reflected in a Mirror

鏡で虚無僧の顔を見る遊女と禿

Japanese
Edo period
1766 (Meiwa 3)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #093; Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #142; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #198.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 17; Polster & Marks, Surimono (1980), p. 123

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.2 x 21 cm (11 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

45.833

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19428, 45.833

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

鈴木春信画

Provenance

Lent by Gilbert E. Fuller, May 29, 1921. Returned October 11, 1923. Re-lent July 8, 1929. Returned September 19, 1931. Purchased Nov. 20, 1945 at Parke Bernet Galleries

Credit Line

John Ware Willard Fund