Woman Standing beside a Mosquito Net Reading a Letter

蚊帳の外で文を読む女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770), Publisher Harimaya Shinshichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #537; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #802, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 426; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #177

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 65.7 x 12.1 cm (25 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4570

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

First state, showing roof of mosquito net.

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

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