Osen of the Kagiya Teahouse Playing with a Kitten

猫をじゃらすお仙

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #580; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #788, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 574

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 69.2 x 12.1 cm (27 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4543

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection