Visiting (Kayoi), from the series Seven Komachi in Fashionable Disguise (Fûryû yatsushi nana Komachi)

「風流やつし七小町 かよひ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1766–67 (Meiwa 3–4)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #160; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #53.3.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 235; Waterhouse, Harunobu and His Age (1964), #22; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #410

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.3 x 14 cm (12 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4970

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.16497 (first state, with signature), 21.4970 (second state, unsigned)

Inscription

Poem: Akatsuki no/ shiji no hanegaki/ momo hagaki/ kimi ga konu yo wa/ ware zo kazu kazu

Signed

Unsigned
無款

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