Lovers' Parting Embrace through a Mosquito Net

きぬぎぬの別れ (蚊帳の内外)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #236; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #463, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 125

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.4 x 21.1 cm (11 3/16 x 8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4502

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 heads replaced.

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection