The Feather Robe (Hagoromo), from the series Fashionable Parodies of Noh Plays (Fûryû utai mitate)

「(風流)うたひ見立 羽衣」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #346; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #322.2, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 472

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.9 x 20.6 cm (11 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4978

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 Hagoromo: Chikara oyobazu. Sen kata mo...
2. Tobi ni abura-age

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