Young Man Dressed as Komusô

若衆虚無僧

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #586; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #834, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 578; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #159; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 150, #249

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 69.4 x 12.9 cm (27 5/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4666

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressons: 06.478, 21.4666

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

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