Travellers Resting at the Yorozuya Teahouse

「御休所よろつや」 高輪の茶屋で休む旅人たち

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #368; Ukiyo-e shuka 4 (1979), list #297, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 341

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.6 x 20.9 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4500

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Wata no hara/ ato naki nami no/ funabito mo/ tayori no kaze wa/ ari to koso kike

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection