Parody of Lady Tamamushi at the Battle of Yashima

見立玉虫 屋島の合戦

Japanese
Edo period
about 1766–67
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Suzuki Harunobu (exh. cat., 2017), #56; Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #153; Chiba 2002, #84 (this impression); Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #377.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 4

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.7 x 21.7 cm (11 5/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.195

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

On display at Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan, September 6, 2017 – October 23, 2017

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left half of incomplete diptych.

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

1928, bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates to the MFA. (Accession date: March 1,1928)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates