On the Subject of Snow (Yuki ni yosu), from an untitled series illustrating poems on various themes

「寄雪」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #417; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #350.5

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28 x 20.8 cm (11 x 8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.349

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Aware to wa/ hito to omowaji/ itazura ni/ haru furu yuki no/ omoikiyu to mo

Signed

Harunobu ga

春信画

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter