Parody of the Nô Play Hachi no Ki

見立鉢木 (雪の日に鉢の梅を切る女)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #078; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #189.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 186

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.2 x 21.4 cm (11 1/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1208

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete diptych. Probably the second state of a calendar print, with the calendar prints removed.

MFA impressions: 06.1208, 11.2303, 21.4597

Signed

Unsigned

無款

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection