Parody of the Nô Play Hachi no Ki

雪の日に鉢の梅を切る女 (見立鉢木)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #076; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #189.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 91

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24.8 x 21.1 cm (9 3/4 x 8 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4597

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 an 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

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