Descending Geese of the Koto Bridges, from the series Eight Views of the Parlor (Zashiki hakkei)
about 1766 (Meiwa 3)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #128; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #512.4.3, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 218
Vertical chûban; 27.8 x 21 cm (10 15/16 x 8 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Third state, without signature and seal of Kyosen, but with Harunobu signature added.
MFA impressions: 06.1121 (second state), 21.4484 (first state), 21.4485 (third state)
Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection