Osen of the Kagiya Using a Hairpin To Remove the Pit of a Ground-cherry

簪で鬼灯の芯を取るお仙

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #579; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #804, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 573

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 69.5 x 11.4 cm (27 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4545

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

July 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection