Couple Playing a Shamisen Together

一つの三味線をともに弾く男女

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #385; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #520, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 487

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.8 x 20.1 cm (10 3/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4641

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

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