The Sake Cup (Sakazuki), sheet 4 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 四 盃

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #424; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #666.4, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 505; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 101, #164

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 21.4 x 28.5 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4455

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19475, 21.4455

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