Two Women Reading Books

本読み二美人

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #262; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #614, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 284

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.3 x 21.4 cm (11 1/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.350

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Harunobu ga

春信画

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter