Young Woman Riding a Turtle (Parody of the Story of Urashima Tarô), first state

見立浦島

Japanese
Edo period
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #046; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #133.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 84

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 19.4 x 17.9 cm (7 5/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4594

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: first state: 21.4594; second state: 11.19424
The first state is a calendar for 1765; in the second state, the calendrical markings have been removed.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

Formerly in E. F. Fenollosa collection (#106); 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