Decorum (Rei), from the series The Five Virtues (Gojô)

五常 「礼」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #190; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #290.3, and supp. 1 (1982), pls. 252 (MFA 28.190) and 253 (MFA 06.464)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.5 x 21 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.464

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.464, 21.4975, 28.190, 42.564

Inscription

Poem: Kimi wo omoi/ oya ni kô ari/ ikari naku/ reigi o tsukusu/ hito zo tanoshiki

Signed

Harunobu ga

春信画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection