Sima Guang, as a Boy, Saving Another Boy from Drowning in a Jar

幼児を救う司馬光少年

Japanese
Edo period
about 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Suzuki Harunobu (exh. cat., 2017), #65; Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #296; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #374, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 136

Dimensions

Vertical chuban; 26.6 x 20.5 cm (10 1/2 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.347

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

On display at Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan, September 6, 2017 – October 23, 2017

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter