Takasago, from the series Fashionable Parodies of Nô Plays (Fûryû utai mitate)

「風流うたひ見立 高砂」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #347; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #322.4, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 473

Dimensions

Vertical chuban; 27.2 x 19.9 cm (10 11/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.469

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

1. Quotation from Takasago: Ikoku ni mo honchô ni mo/ banmin kore wo shôkan su
2. Setsugekka/ matsu hototogisu/ hatsugatsuo

Signed

Harunobu ga

春信画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection