Girl Riding a Flying Goose (Parody of the Taoist Immortal Liu Nu)

雁に乗って空を飛ぶ女(見立劉女)

Japanese
Edo period
1766 (Meiwa 3)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #115; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #185.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 96; Waterhouse, Harunobu and His Age (1964), #17 (first state)

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 21.5 x 28.7 cm (8 7/16 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4603

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Second state, with signature of Shibô removed but calendar marks in place.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

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