Hotoke Gozen Dancing before Kiyomori

清盛の前で舞う仏御前

Japanese
Edo period
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #037; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #183.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 11

Dimensions

Horizontal chuban; 22.8 x 32.2 cm (9 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4601

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Calendrical information for 1765 is concealed in the border of the background screen and in the obi of the dancer.

Signed

Kyosen kô
巨川工

Markings

Seal: Kyosen no in

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