Young Woman Tuning a Shamisen

三味線の音締めをする女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #575; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #724, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 570

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 71.5 x 12.8 cm (28 1/8 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4676

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.479, 21.4676

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

January 1918, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection