Women Looking through Telescopes

遠眼鏡を見る二美人

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #181; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #561, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 110

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.7 x 21.7 cm (11 5/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4619

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Line of Chinese poem (from Wakan rôeishû): Mayuzumi no iro wa haruka ni/ sôkai no ue ni nozomeri

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