Young Couple Dressed as Komusô

男女虚無僧

Japanese
Edo period
about 1770 (Meiwa 7)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #588; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #778, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 580; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #165; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 135, #221

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 65.5 x 12.1 cm (25 13/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4555

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#219); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection