Young Couple Lighting Pipes beside the Sleeping Dragon Plum Tree

臥龍梅の前に煙草のもらい火

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #270; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #469, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 288

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.7 x 21.2 cm (10 7/8 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.475

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.475, 11.19486

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

鈴木春信画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection