Parody of the Nô Play Chôryô

見立黄石公・張良

Japanese
Edo period
about 1766 (Meiwa 3)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #155-6; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #371.1-2, and supp. 1 (1982), pls. 33-4; Waterhouse, Harunobu and His Age (1964), #36

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 28 x 41.4 cm (11 x 16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7172-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych: 21.7172 (left), 21.7173 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.1979 (left sheet only), 21.7172-3 (complete diptych)

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga (on left sheet)
鈴木春信画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection