The Cup of Sake before Bed (Toko-sakazuki), sheet 6 of the series Marriage in Brocade Prints, the Carriage of the Virtuous Woman (Konrei nishiki misao-guruma), known as the Marriage series

婚礼錦貞女車 六 床盃

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #429; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #666.6, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 507; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 102, #166

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 21.6 x 28.6 cm (8 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4457

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19474, 11.19476, 21.4457

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection