Shinto Priestess (Miko) Dancing at a Shrine

巫女

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #105; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #201.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 201; Waterhouse, Harunobu and His Age (1964), #58

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.6 x 20.4 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4434

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.4433 (with calendar marks), 21.4434 (later, without calendar marks)

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#476); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection