Parody of Narihira's Journey to the East

見立業平東下り

Japanese
Edo period
about 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #391; Ukiyo-e shuka 4 (1979), list #378, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 350

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.4 x 21.2 cm (11 3/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4499

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19491, 21.4499, 21.4634
Meiji-era reproduction: 21.4635

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

June 24, 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Sotheby's (lot 235); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection