Woman Digging for Bamboo Shoots in Snow; Parody of Meng Zong (Môsô)

雪中に筍を掘る女 (見立孟宗)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #073; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #129.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 182

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.8 x 21.2 cm (11 5/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4600

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Second state, with calendar marks partly removed.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

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