Parody of Minamoto Tametomo: Young Man and Two Women with a Bow

弓矢を持つ若者と二人の女 (見立為朝)

Japanese
Edo period
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #071; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #127.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 180

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.9 x 20.2 cm (10 9/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4593

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

First state, with calendar marks on the clothing.
MFA impressions: 21.4482 (second state), 21.4593 (first state)

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection