Koto (Kin), from an untitled series of the Four Accomplishments (Kinkishoga)

琴棋書画 「琴」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1770–71 (Meiwa 7–8)
Artist Shiba Kôkan (Suzuki Harushige) (Japanese, 1747–1818), Forgery of Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #601; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 589

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 20.9 x 28.2 cm (8 1/4 x 11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4999

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Yamakaze no/ samuki asage ni/ mine tôku/ ikutsura suginu/ aki no karigane

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

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