Decorating for the Tanabata Festival

七夕の飾りつけをする男女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #353; Ukiyo-e shuka 4 (1979), list #233, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 331

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.9 x 14.1 cm (12 9/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4385

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

Formerly in Tebbs collection; March 3, 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Tebbs sale, Sotheby's; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection