Kingfisher and Morning Glories

川蝉と朝顔

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #063; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 1 (1982), pl. 89

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.6 x 19 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4613

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The seal at right gives the cyclical date (kinoto tori) for 1765 and the character for “large,” but the long months do not seem to be indicated.

Signed

Ronô kô

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