Young Woman Tying Her Obi beside a Bamboo Bench

水辺で涼む女

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #067; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #160.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 177

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.8 x 21.2 cm (10 15/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4592

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of an incomplete diptych (or possibly triptych).
MFA impressions: 11.13402 (first state, with calendar marks on the smoking set and signature of designer Shisen), 21.4592 (second state, with calendar marks and signature removed)

Signed

Unsigned
無款

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