Woman Standing on a Veranda, from the book Ehon haru no nishiki (Picture Book: The Brocade of Spring)

絵本春の錦 縁側に美人

Japanese
Edo period
1771 (Meiwa 8)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Dimensions

Two chûbon pages; 17.2 x 26.2 cm (6 3/4 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4674

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.4674 (two pages), 1997.47.1-2 (complete book, in two volumes), 1997.485 (complete book, rebound as one volume)

Inscription

Poem: Iku toshi ka/ hito no kokoro no/ tsurenaki ka/ matsu no misao o/ itsu ... ken

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

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