Daikoku and Kagiya Osen, from the series The Seven Gods of Good Fortune in the Modern World (Tôsei Shichifukujin)

「当世七福神」 大黒天と鍵屋お仙

Japanese
Edo period
about 1769
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Suzuki Harunobu (exh. cat., 2017), #113; Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #409; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #306.2, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 500

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.8 x 21 cm (10 15/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.341

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

On display at Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan, September 6, 2017 – October 23, 2017

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Gozatta gozatta/ chô wa oroka/ kusaki made/ nabiku musume wa/ aratama no haru

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter