Couple Playing a Kokyû Together

一つの胡弓をともに弾く男女

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #386; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #494, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 488

Dimensions

Vertical chûban with top part cut off; 19.7 x 20.4 cm (7 3/4 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4415

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection