Looking at a Hanging Scroll by Okumura Masanobu

奥村政信の掛物絵を眺める女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #358; Asia Soc./JASA, Designed for Pleasure (2008), p. 79, fig. 54; Ukiyo-e shuka 4 (1979), list #456, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 334

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.5 x 20.5 cm (10 13/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4505

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection