Lovers under an Umbrella in the Snow
original design about 1766–67 (Meiwa 3–4); later copy?
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
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
Vertical chûban; 26.1 x 19.6 cm (10 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 21.4403 (Meiji reproduction?), 21.4530 (first state?)
Suzuki Harunobu ga
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection