Courtesan Watching Two Kamuro Make a Snow Dog

雪で犬を作る二人の禿

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #242; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #647, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 273

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.1 x 20.4 cm (11 1/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4463

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19485, 21.4463

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection