Woman Looking at a Sleeping Tea-boy (Chabôzu)

居眠り茶坊主 (茶挽臼)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #263; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #544, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 57

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.2 x 22 cm (11 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4402

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

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection