Courtesan Shaving the Head of Fukurokuju

福禄寿の剃髪

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #293; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #615?, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 134

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.1 x 20.7 cm (10 11/16 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4620

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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