Woman Reading a Letter While Riding a Crane; Parody of Fei Zhangfang

鶴に乗る遊女 (見立費長房)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #184; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #389, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 247

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.9 x 20.1 cm (10 9/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.69

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

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24