Young Woman Holding Cat and Young Man Holding Mouse

猫を抱く美人と鼠を持つ若衆

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


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Suzuki Harunobu (exh. cat., 2017), #78; Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #275; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #573, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 290

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.2 x 21 cm (11 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.351

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

On display at Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan, September 6, 2017 – October 23, 2017

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter