The Third Princess (Nyosan no miya) and Her Cat

女三宮と猫

Japanese
Edo period
about 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #305; Hiraki Ukiyo-e Foundation, Nyan to mo neko darake/ Cats of Many Varieties (2012), p. 14; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #382, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 308

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27 x 20.3 cm (10 5/8 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4654

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19508, 21.4654

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection