The Mistress in the Evening at Ueno (Ueno no banshô, pun on Evening Bell at Ueno), from the series Fashionable Eight Views of Edo (Fûryû Edo hakkei)

「風流江戸八景 上野の晩妾」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1765–70 (Meiwa 2–7)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #459; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), p. 227 (no photo)

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban

Accession Number

RES.09.318.10

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One of twenty woodblock prints mounted as a handscroll, from Mane’emon and other series.

The couple are in a teahouse overlooking Shinobazu Pond.

Inscription

Poem: Kono hodo mo/ sazo tsutaetaru/ yadosagari/ yoban tsuzukete/ ireai no ane

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection