Woman Standing on a Veranda

縁先にたたずむ女 (見立無間の鐘)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #521; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #717, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 415

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 68.4 x 12 cm (26 15/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4571

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly a parody of the story of the Bell of Muken.

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

June 2, 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Sotheby's; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection