Snow (Yuki), from the series Fashionable Snow, Moon and Flowers (Fûryû Setsugekka)

「風流雪月花 雪」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #342; Ukiyo-e shuka 4 (1979), list #325.1, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 329

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.2 x 21.6 cm (11 1/8 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4498

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.465, 21.4498

Inscription

Poem: Shirotae no/ masago no ue ni/ furisomete/ omoishi yori mo/ tsumoru yuki kana

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Markings

Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection