Righteousness (Gi), from an untitled series of The Five Virtues (Gojô)

五条 「義」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #449; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #228.1, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 510

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.4 x 13.5 cm (12 3/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.490

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Nanigoto mo/ mi wo herikudari/ ri wo wakachi/ itsuwari naki wo/ gi to wa iubeki

Signed

Unsigned

無款

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection