Lovers under an Umbrella in the Snow

雪中相合傘

Japanese
Meiji era?
original design about 1766–67 (Meiwa 3–4); later copy?
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #172; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #530.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 240; Waterhouse, Harunobu and His Age (1964), #33

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.1 x 19.6 cm (10 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4403

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.4403 (Meiji reproduction?), 21.4530 (first state?)

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

Formerly in Sumitomo collection; April 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