Osen of the Kagiya Combing a Young Man's Hair

男の髪を梳く鍵屋お仙

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #468; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #274, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 519

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28 x 21.1 cm (11 x 8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.56.6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Seki-aenu/ sode no namida no/ tamakazura/ kakete mo shiraji/ tagitsu kokoro o

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund